Posts Tagged ‘hippo’

Hippo Saves Wildebeest from Crocodile (Video)

Hippo Saves Wildebeest from Crocodile (Video)

A hippo rescued a wildebeest (aka gnu) that had been attacked by a crocodile on the Mara River in Kenya. The rare moment was caught on camera by Israeli photographer Vadim Onishchenko, who told Daily Mail that he saw the gnu escape the water and that it seemed to be uninjured.

Harry the Pygmy Hippo Calf (Picture Gallery)

Harry the Pygmy Hippo Calf (Picture Gallery)

Meet Harry, the six-day-old pygmy hippo calf from the Cango Wildlife Ranch in Oudtshoorn, South Africa. The 11 lbs baby was born last Thursday to Hilda and Herbert, the wildlife sanctuary’s pygmy hippopotamus pair, and named after Prince Harry of Wales. Hilda’s track record is not the best when it comes to her ‘motherly skills’. [...]