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Hippopotamus amphibius


Two hippos having a brawl. I suspect they are fighting for territory.


Close to the shallows in the reeds after recent floods. Subtropical Kruger National Park


The sounds that these 'river horses' make in a fight is just deafening, you can imagine and I hope all get to experience this thrilling sight! Luckily no blood was seen and all quietened down a few minutes later!

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Smith Zoo

Bushbuckridge Local Municipality, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Lat: -24.09, Long: 31.33

Spotted on Mar 23, 2014
Submitted on Apr 17, 2014

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