Pangolin, hyena and painted wild dogs August 2022

Pangolin, hyena and painted wild dogs August 2022

  A rare appearance of a live Pangolin at Hippo Haven. Amazing film of Hyena calling and intimate scenes of Painted Wild Dogs. Filmed and narrated by Karen Paolillo. The Turgwe Hippo Trust is the only non-profit conservation project for wild hippos in Africa. Adopt...
SQUIGGLE (March 3rd 2013 to May 18th 2022)

SQUIGGLE (March 3rd 2013 to May 18th 2022)

I never knew that pain could be as severe as it is now inside of my body. In my years of loving animals I have had many pass over the rainbow bridge and in every loss the sorrow, the grief, and guilt has enveloped me. Yet today it is more than that, it is a loss like...
Karen’s Live Interview

Karen’s Live Interview

Karen’s Interview with ‘What Does The Giraffe Say Media’. I do hope you all enjoy.  You will see that later in the chat Squiggle mongoose  joins Karen J also it cuts out about half way through but  keep watching as we do reconnect, the joys of no...
Spring 2022 at Hippo Haven

Spring 2022 at Hippo Haven

  Spring video to bring people happiness. What is happening in Ukraine breaks my heart for the people and the animals. My grandfather was from there and although I never met, him I know he was a proud man as are all the people there. I wish peace for our world. I hope...
Christmas Video 2021

Christmas Video 2021

  Christmas/Holiday season love to you all from Karen Paolillo Founder of Turgwe Hippo Trust filmed with just some of the hippos and animals that your support keeps safe and healthy. Have a wonderful time everyone. Love to you all Karen and all the Turgwe Hippos and...
Karen Hosted at CBS-Evening News

Karen Hosted at CBS-Evening News

Hi everyone the wonderful Chip Reid of CBS news just sent me the link to what he made for the hippos. I simply love it.  Here it is for  all that could not watch it last night in the US, like ourselves here in Zim A HUGE HIPPO HUG TO CHIP AND NINA REID.  Chip for your...
Kim and the Hyenas

Kim and the Hyenas

Kim Wolhuter is a wildlife filmmaker who has been the first wildlife filmmaker to work with wild hyena and other predators in such an amazing way. He is a maverick of note and Karen had the pleasure of watching him with the hyena at the den. He wants to show people...
A Little Touch with my Friend

A Little Touch with my Friend

This video shows the most important moment in my life. After 30 years of living and working with these wild Turgwe Hippos, I have had the absolute honor of being able to touch a young male wild hippo. His name is Steve, he turned 3 years of age in September 2020 and...
Christmas of Love

Christmas of Love

We Wish you Merry Christmas Wishing all the hippo supporters a Christmas of love and health and a New Year which is an improvement on 2020. We thank everyone who has stayed with us this year with their donations, adoptions, purchases and words of encouragement.Without...
2021 Calendars are available for ordering

2021 Calendars are available for ordering

Hello This year, Turgwe Hippo Trust proposes 2 calendars : the usual Hippo’s calendar and the brand new wildlife’s calendar. They are ready for shipment. So hurry to order them. Same price as last year. Traditional Hippo’s calendar   Featuring:...