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Hippo

Hippo

Manyara National Park

Good Luck drove right up to this hippo...and we watched him from inside of the Land Cruiser. A bunch of other vehicles pulled up and folks started pouring out of them. Since we had the cherry view, they were walking right in front of our vehicle to take pictures. Three times this hippo started to shake his head like he was going to charge. Oh, did I tell you that more people are killed by hippos than any other animal in Africa?

Good Luck was getting distraught by the fact that the other guides were letting their passengers get so close to this guy. Eric quipped, "looks like this is a group of candidates for the Darwin Awards." Finally Paul stated, "we should probably go...if you saw someone get bit in half by a hippo, it would be pretty horrid."

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