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Cleveland Zoo Hippo Killed in Captivity

The Nile hippopotamus is one of the largest land mammals on the planet, behind elephants and white rhinos. Their closest living relatives are dolphins and whales, and they are considered vulnerable by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. The Cleveland Zoo explains: Blackie came to the Zoo from Africa in 1955 when he was about 1 year old. He …

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