Adorable baby pygmy hippo ready for visitors at Tanganyika

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Tanganyika Wildlife Park says a pygmy hippopotamus born several weeks ago will make regular appearances beginning Wednesday. 

Park officials say the male pygmy hippo named Yeti will be on exhibit in the afternoon after the public has a chance to feed his father, Pluto, at the pygmy hippo encounter. 

Yeti is named after the snow monster. His sister, Nessie, was the first pygmy hippo born in Kansas and was named Nessie after the Loch Nest Monster.

Tanganyika, located at 1000 South Hawkins Lane in Goddard, is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily for summer hours. Visit for more information. 

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