San Francisco Zoo welcomes its newest resident 'Udo,' the pygmy hippo

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Meet Udo: He's a 2-year-old pygmy hippo - the first of this endangered species at the San Francisco Zoo since 2004.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The San Francisco Zoo has welcomed an adorable new resident!

Meet Udo. He's a 2-year-old pygmy hippo - the first of this endangered species at the zoo since 2004.

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The name Udo translates to peace in the native language of West Africa.

Zookeepers say he's got a great personality -- very curious and social.

His new home is located near other endangered species, like the African lion and black rhino.

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