Feb. 16th – The first baby hippo of 2014.

Feb. 16th – The first baby hippo of 2014.

Relief has given birth to her first calf.  I last saw her on January 21st without a baby then the Turgwe River came up in flood and all of the hippos moved to quieter areas.  The game scouts found on the 10th February just one kilometer upstream from Hippo Haven the...
Feb. 2014 – Baboons stranded in a flooded Turgwe

Feb. 2014 – Baboons stranded in a flooded Turgwe

Some  of the resident troop of Chacma baboons that share the Paolillo’s life at Turgwe Hippo Trust are stranded in a tree in the flooded Turgwe River. Later Kuchek hippo arrives back at the river after 2 weeks of not one single hippo in the area.  The same day...
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