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Pygmy hippos look just like their full-sized relatives, but they only grow to be about 2-1/2 feet tall. Their primary threat is loss of habitat due to deforestation, but they're also hunted extensively.
These little guys are native to Thailand, and there are only 32,000 left in the world. Males are all black, while females are white/gray with black faces and bellies. They live together in monogamous pairs.
Native to the Galapagos in South America, this is the only penguin that lives near the equator. It is the second smallest penguin in the world and is recovering from a 70 percent population decline in the 1980s.