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Sweden: Cute baby hippo looks like Michelin man00:40

Sweden: Cute baby hippo looks like Michelin man

Sweden, Eskilstuna
September 3, 2014 at 00:58 GMT +00:00 · Published

The Swedish Parken Zoo in Eskilstuna announced the birth of a pygmy hippo on Wednesday.

The baby hippo is called Olivia and was born a month ago. Her parents, Krakunia and Anton, also have a son called Oliver. Zoo keepers at Parken Zoo have compared Olivia to the Michelin Man, because of her rolls of baby fat.

The pygmy hippopotamus is a nocturnal herbivore native to the swamps in West Africa. An adult can weigh up to 275kg (43 stone) and can have a lifespan from 30-55 years when in captivity.

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The Swedish Parken Zoo in Eskilstuna announced the birth of a pygmy hippo on Wednesday.

The baby hippo is called Olivia and was born a month ago. Her parents, Krakunia and Anton, also have a son called Oliver. Zoo keepers at Parken Zoo have compared Olivia to the Michelin Man, because of her rolls of baby fat.

The pygmy hippopotamus is a nocturnal herbivore native to the swamps in West Africa. An adult can weigh up to 275kg (43 stone) and can have a lifespan from 30-55 years when in captivity.

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