Hilda’s diet consists of lucerne, pumpkin, apples, pears, banana, sweet potato and she loves butternut. She weighs approximately 260 kilograms and shares her enclosure with Herbert.
Pygmy hippos have been classified an endangered species, as it has been estimated that there are around 2,000 pygmy hippos left in the wild, with numbers declining as their habitat is destroyed and they continue to be hunted for bushmeat.
CONSERVATION STATUS: ENDANGERED
Born: 27 October 1989
All funds are contributed towards our Cheetah Preservation Foundation, who ensures that your animal is very well looked after!
Photo ID Membership Card Adoption Certificate
6 Free encounter of choice
Discounted rates on other encounters
Acknowledgement plaque in our foyer
Free entrance for a full year
Your accompanying guests receive discounted entrance rates
Quarterly progress reports and photos of your adopted animal
Quarterly Cheetah Chatter
10% discount at selected retail outlets
10% discount on meals
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