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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Hippopotamidae — the pygmy hippopotamuses.
From Ancient Greek χοῖρος (choiros, "a pig") and δφις ("appearance"). (Wiktionary)
The pygmy hippopotamus Choeropsis liberiensis, is no longer found on the mountain.
The pygmy hippo (Choeropsis liberiensis) is a close relative to the Cetacean.