The pygmy hippo: A very secret life
Some further glimpses of this small and elusive creature.
An elusive wild pygmy hippo caught on camera.
Baby pygmy hippo
The pygmy hippo is a small, solitary and elusive creature.
Pygmy hippo yawning
Pygmy hippos can be a tenth of the size of their larger cousins, the common hippo.
Looking for evidence
Poo splattered leaves indicates the presence of pygmy hippos.
Meeting a pygmy hippo
Scientist Wei-Yeen Yap meets a captive pygmy hippo.
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5/10 In a West African forest an ecologist tries to unravel the secret life of the pygmy hippo.
First broadcast: 09 May 2014