All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘hippo’

Swallowed By Hippo: A Man’s Harrowing Tale

River guide Paul Templer was an experienced traveler by the age of 27; he led tours down the Zambezi River in Zimbabwe many times, and had encountered rambunctious animals there before. But none would prove to be so terrifying as the hippo that nearly ate him 17 years ago. Templer recently sat down and wrote his tale for the Guardian …

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Hippo Stuck In Pool Sadly Dies During Rescue

Hippo stuck in a pool sounds like one of those funny comedies from the 80s. It would feature a ragtag group of teenagers who find themselves having to care for a hippo that magically appears in the backyard pool. They would later have to defend the hippo from the poachers next door, and learn something about themselves in the process. …

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