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# hippopotamus - Monday 9 October, 2017

Anthrax is being blamed for the sudden deaths of over 100 hippos in Namibia
# Dead In The Water
# Dead In The Water

Anthrax is being blamed for the sudden deaths of over 100 hippos in Namibia

Oct 9th 2017, 3:29 PM 16,588 Views 14 Comments

Despite its notoriety as a biological weapon, anthrax is a bacterial disease that can be fatal for African wildlife.

# hippopotamus - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Hippo escapes from circus, takes a stroll down busy Spanish street
# Born Free
# Born Free

Hippo escapes from circus, takes a stroll down busy Spanish street

May 5th 2016, 5:54 PM 19,955 Views 32 Comments

Police and circus staff managed to coax the animal back to its enclosure.

# hippopotamus - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Headless hippo found at Mexico ranch
# Hippopotamus
# Hippopotamus

Headless hippo found at Mexico ranch

Jan 7th 2016, 8:54 PM 20,928 Views 18 Comments

The nine-year-old hippo was found headless and skinned.

# hippopotamus - Sunday 14 June, 2015

Pictures: Chaos in Georgia as heavy flooding lets zoo animals loose on the streets
# Lions And Tigers
# Lions And Tigers

Pictures: Chaos in Georgia as heavy flooding lets zoo animals loose on the streets

Jun 14th 2015, 8:00 PM 52,275 Views 31 Comments

At least eight people have died in the disaster.

# hippopotamus - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

South African farmer killed by pet hippo that was 'like a son' to him
# Animal Attack
# Animal Attack

South African farmer killed by pet hippo that was 'like a son' to him

Nov 15th 2011, 2:35 PM 3,557 Views 8 Comments

Mauris Els, who raised a hippopotamus as a pet after rescuing him from a flood, was found dead on Sunday after being mauled by the animal.