Coming Soon : Karen at the Royal Geographic Society, Ondaatje Theatre-London

Published : 10 Feb, 2017

Karen Paolillo “The Hippo Lady of Zimbabwe” will be giving a presentation and a slide show in London at the Royal Geographic Society, Ondaatje Theatre on 21st November, 2017. Door open at 6.30 – 10.30 pm. Talk begins at 7.30 pm. There will be a cash bar available one hour before the talk and one hour afterwards.

Jill Robinson, MBE, of Animals Asia will introduce Karen. There will be sculptures and art for sale by Suzie Marsh and Richard Simmonds . Karen’s book A HIPPO LOVE STORY which she will personally sign, as well as hippo calendars and photo cards. A raffle will take place at the end of the evening based on ticket number with prizes from Suzie Marsh and the Turgwe Hippo Trust.

Watch this space and social media for when tickets will be on sale. This promises to be an inspirational and interesting talk. All sales as well as ticket sales will benefit the Turgwe Hippos and other wildlife in the area and help the Turgwe Hippo Trust to protect them.

Tickets could be bought from our site, starting September 1st. Stay tuned.

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15 Comments

  1. Susan

    Very exciting! I shall look forward to the ticket release.

    Reply
    • karen paolillo

      Susan should be on sale as from April/May love Karen and the hippos xx

      Reply
  2. Tabitha E Logan

    This is wonderful Karen! If you ever do this in America. Please let me know. I would love to help out. Thank you for all that you do. Much Love, Tabitha

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    • karen paolillo

      Tabitha I hope to one day do some talks in the USA and you will be one of the first to know. Love and hugs Karen and the hippos

      Reply
  3. Ruthie Ezell

    I wish I could attend, but I’m afraid the travel distance is very daunting.

    Reply
    • karen paolillo

      Never mind Ruthie I fully understand Love Karen and the hippos x

      Reply
  4. Teresa

    So excited for you! Great honor and well deserved. Hey maybe if I can’t make it to Zim this year I’ll try and make it to London 🙂 xo

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    • karen paolillo

      Teresa that would be fantastic love Karen and the hippos xxx

      Reply
  5. Linda Pashley Murray

    What a terrific honor for you and the hippos!! Congratulations on all of your incredible hard work in bringing attention to your patch and all the inhabitants in it. Good luck and don’t forget to have some fun too. If I lived across the pond I definitely would attend.

    Reply
  6. Ingrid Raath

    You are a legend Karen, to go down in the annals as the Hippo Expert. You are the best Hippo ethologist the world has ever known. The bond you have formed with them while ensuring their survival and well-being is unmatched!
    Kudos to you!

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  7. Ingrid Raath

    You are a legend Karen, to go down in the annals as the Hippo Expert. You are the best Hippo ethologist the world has ever known. The bond you have formed with them while ensuring their survival and well-being is unmatched!Kudos to you!

    Reply
  8. Babs Dale

    Karen, I will do everything in my power to be there and support your worthy cause. Babs X

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    • karen paolillo

      Babs I so hope you will come along as it would mean a lot to me. Mick and Gill hope to be there as well. I kind of hope also that Clare, Karen and everyone that can from BYC will come as well. Love and hugs Karen and the hippos

      Reply
  9. Anna Tolan

    Fantastic Karen. I hope it raises awareness of hippos and brings you more support and bucket loads of donations! Anna x

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    • karen paolillo

      Thank you Anna would be fantastic if you and Steve could be there? and Douglas hippo 🙂 xx

      Reply

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