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Virus Kills 30 Kruger Hippos
Animals  (tags: africa, hippos, killed, killing, endangered, environment, illness, health, disease )

Kevin
- 713 days ago - simplygreen.co.za
Thirty hippos have been killed by a bacterial virus in the Kruger National Park (KNP), the SA National Parks (SANParks) said on Monday.
The World's Most Bizarre House Pets
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, house pets, big cats, hippos, protection, wildlife, pets )

Cher
- 1704 days ago - ctv.ca
While only 3,500 tigers still roam the wild, Americans now own a staggering 10,000 of them. The heart of captive tiger country is Texas, where some 5,000 big cats live in backyards, cages and, gulp!, open ranches -- no permits required.
Soldier Killed By Hippo While Fishing Illegally in DR Congo Park
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, hippos, illegal fishing, Congo, humans, killed, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1865 days ago - ecoworldly.com
A Democratic Republic of Congo soldier was killed by a hippo while fishing illegally in Virunga National Park's Lake Edward.
Outrage in Colombia Over Killing of Drug Kingpin's Hippo; Two Other Hippos Slated for Death Are Spared
Animals  (tags: animals, hippos, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1918 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar was once believed to be among the richest men in the world and responsible for about half of the cocaine shipped to the U.S. When he was killed in 1993 shootout, a dispute arose over who owned his property -- which
Colombian Government Starts 'Removing' Feral Hippopotamuses
Animals  (tags: animals, hippos, removal, feral, AnimalWelfare, environment, killing, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, habitat )

Cher
- 1924 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
I have been working on finding ways to save around 20 hippos that have been roaming freely in the area of the now deceased drug baron Pablo Escobar's old hacienda. These hippos have been breeding since 1982 and are now moving into adjoining wetlands and
Close Encounter With a Wild Hippo! Video!
Animals  (tags: animals, hippos, encounter, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1973 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
A BBC presenter has had a close encounter with a dangerous wild hippo, which cornered him on a river near Hoedspruit in South Africa.
Baby Hippo Debuts in Peru! Video!   video
Animals  (tags: animals, hippos, zoos, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 2002 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
A baby hippo in zoo in Peru, makes their debut.
Hippo Sweat: The Next Big Thing in Sunscreen?
Animals  (tags: ca, wildlife, wild animals, hippos, skin secretion, wards off sunburn, endangered, extinction, environment, habitat, protection )

Jacquelin
- 2045 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
Secretion contains light-scattering structures that protect against sunburn. Hippos can stand in the hot sun all day without getting a sunburn, and now researchers know why: a red-colored glandular secretion known as "hippo sweat" contains microscopic str
Baby Hippo Won't Be Fed to Tigers, Zoo Says
Animals  (tags: switzerland, zoolife, wildlife, wild animals, hippos, baby hippo, will not be fed to tigers, endangered, extinction, humans, protection )

Jacquelin
- 2048 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
Swiss zoo rejects reports that lack of space meant baby hippo's doom BASEL, Switzerland - A Swiss zoo on Friday rejected suggestions that a baby hippopotamus could be killed and fed to the big cats because of lack of space. Basel Zoo said hippo Faras
Swiss Zoo Has One Too Many Hippos, So Little Farasi May Have to Go
Animals  (tags: hippos, zoos, animals, AnimalWelfare, protection, environment, habitat, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 2049 days ago - online.wsj.com
Farasi, a hippopotamus calf born Nov. 6, is 220 pounds of chunky, doe-eyed star power. The Basel Zoo's biggest attraction, he is so popular he was named "Swiss of the Year" for 2008, beating out tennis star Roger Federer.
Tiger to Hippo, This Mom's Raised 'Em All
Animals  (tags: dogs, tigers, hippos, babies, surrogate Mom, animals, AnimalWelfare, protection, wildlife, pets, environment )

Cher
- 2084 days ago - theherald.co.za
HOLLYWOOD star Angelina Jolie might be known for adopting orphaned babies, but she has a long way to go to best Lisha, a 10-year-old Labrador who has raised about 50 wild animals at the Cango Wildlife Ranch outside Oudtshoorn.
Is This the Largest Invasive Species in the World? Hippos in Colombia
Animals  (tags: colombia, wildlife, wild animals, hippos, invasion?, endangered, extinction, protection )

Jacquelin
- 2099 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
January 2009. Pablo Escobar, the notorious drugs lord, had so much money that he didn't know what to do with it. Amongst other things (A bullring, an airstrip, an ersatz Jurassic Park with half a dozen immense concrete dinosaurs.), he stocked part of his
Pictured: The Incredible Territorial Fight Between Two Raging Hippo Bulls
Animals  (tags: africa, wildlife, wild animals, hippos, fight, territory, endangered, extinction, habitat, protection )

Jacquelin
- 2159 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Exploding out of the water with ferocious rage these giant male hippos cast a frightening sight as they fight over a water hole in South Africa. Captured by professional guide and wildlife photographer Hendrik Fehsenfeld, in South Africa's Ngala Private
Scientist Suits Up to Say Hi to Hippo
Animals  (tags: hippos, scientists, decoy suit, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, conservation, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 2309 days ago - news.com.au
HE'S the mad scientist risking life and limb to come within breathing distance of some of the world's most ferocious beasts.
Folklore Hippo
Animals  (tags: folklore, hippos, waterhorse, wildlife, wildanimals, wildanimals, environment, animals, habitat )

Gorilly
- 2323 days ago - travelbutlers.com
The most important animal that revitalizes the almost sterile spring waters is the hippopotamus, about which there is a legend I want to tell you: I though most should know about this and the folklore if you dont know already... Big Gorilly Hugs
 

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