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 Post subject: Re: Hippo
Unread postPosted: Sun Jul 19, 2009 5:07 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Hippo
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Great Picture!, where was it taken?

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 Post subject: Re: Hippo
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Thanks guys, it was taken at the Matanbeni Hide.


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 Post subject: Re: Hippo
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Location: Milano (Italy) - IT ALL STARTED WITH A FOOTSTEP!
Evening ice, well it happens more frequently than what is generally thought. Hippo are extremely territorial and become fierce when they have new borns with them.
I've seen a mother hippo give chase to a buffalo who had come to drink too close to where her little boy was resting. They can run very very fast and that buffalo was very lucky indeed.

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 Post subject: Re: Hippo
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Cant always decide which pictures to edit and use...so sometimes I do a triptych.

Taken at Sweni dam, this fellow was protesting against another males presence. Shame the fights were all pretty much under water.

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 Post subject: Re: Hippo
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This photo was taken in January 2010. The Olifants river was flowing strongly and whilst viewing the river from the high level bridge this mother and calf emerged from the river onto a small sandbank. The calf looks like it was only a couple of days old.
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 Post subject: Re: Hippo
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SUPER COOL PICS :clap: :shock: Love the baby!

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 Post subject: Re: Hippo
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Just found this YouTube-video. A hippo fight near Lower Sabie at night.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BpQOLtZ5pKQ

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 Post subject: Re: Hippo
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Lovely fotos Aat

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Close to Lower Sabie


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 Post subject: Re: Hippo
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 Post subject: Re: Hippo
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Recently spent 3 - 4 hours at Lake Panic, which was buzzing with activity.

The most acitivity though came from these hippo's busy mating....every now and again he'd be chased off by another bull, just to continue again....

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The bull would press the female/cow down for long periods at a time.....and then every few minutes she'd just submerge her nostrils for a breath of fresh air, before he pushes her down again...

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Then he'd just show the others who's the man...
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Just to start the whole excersise again....
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 Post subject: Re: Hippo charges vet.
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 Post subject: Re: Hippo charges vet.
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Wow thanks Imberbe!! :shock:

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 Post subject: Re: Hippo
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Location: Heart, mind and soul on an early morning drive close to Satara, unfortunately the body is in CPT!
My son and I spent ages watching this old master of the pool in June.

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