[ hˈɪpətɹˌaɡəs nˈa͡ɪd͡ʒə], [ hˈɪpətɹˌaɡəs nˈaɪdʒə], [ h_ˈɪ_p_ə_t_ɹ_ˌa_ɡ_ə_s n_ˈaɪ_dʒ_ə]
Related words: Nile Hippo, Hippo skin, hippo teeth, African Hippopotamus, Asian Hippopotamus
Synonyms for Hippotragus niger:
n.• Hippotragus Niger
How to use "Hippotragus niger" in context?
Hippotragus Niger is a subspecies of hippopotamus that live in the swamps of Lake Tana and Lake Eyasi, in Ethiopia and Northern Tanzania. This hippo is endangered and has been listed as critically endangered by the IUCN.
This hippo's habitat is being destroyed by human activity and damming of the rivers that supply their water. Poachers also kill hippos for their meat, which is prized in some regions for its taste. researchers are working to protect this subspecies and their habitats.
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