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Heroic Hippo Saves Gnu From Crocodile

Watch closely at :45 to see the crocodile’s killing efforts get thwarted by the hippo.

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Cherise Udell

Cherise Udell is a mom, clean air advocate, anthropologist and feline aficionado with the nomadic habit of taking spontaneous sojourns to unusual destinations. Before her adventures in motherhood, she was an intrepid Amazon jungle guide equipped with a pair of sturdy wellingtons and a 24-inch machete, as well as a volunteer at a rainforest animal rescue center.


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2:03AM PST on Feb 22, 2015

thanks for sharing :)

4:23AM PDT on Apr 21, 2014

Lovely to see that kind of interaction between species..

3:13PM PDT on Mar 29, 2014

And so - we want that poor crocodile to just STARVE TO DEATH?
What makes crocodiles "evil" and the "enemy"? They're "Satan", now???

Oh well, this is just to be taken lightly - it IS unusual and worth recording -
and, still in a light vein, us WARM-BLOODED MAMMALS have to stick up for each other!!!

8:24PM PDT on Mar 23, 2014

Thank you!

4:36PM PDT on Mar 23, 2014

Hippos also attack ppl. more than any other animal. Very aggressive..

11:33AM PDT on Mar 22, 2014

Beautiful!! Now, do we learn from that??

11:32AM PDT on Mar 22, 2014

Absolutely beautiful. Now do we learn from that????

7:06PM PDT on Mar 21, 2014

Three cheers for that heroic hippo. The gnu did look exhausted....and maybe injured, but the hippo was still a hero for his efforts.

2:20PM PDT on Mar 20, 2014

Thank you.

12:01PM PDT on Mar 20, 2014

Regarding the poll "intersecies compassion vs. motherlove", regardless, we need more women in office, and for mothers to train their sons (especially 1st borns) to overcome unrestrained self-nature. This would help prevent predatory social laws and prdtry capitalism.

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