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Winner of the 2019 visit in Hippo Haven is …

Hello all We have published the video of the draw for finding the winner of the 2019 visit at the trust. Visit the vimeo link and discover who will be the happy winner. Congratulations.   Karen and the hippos.

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Surprise Is Mother Again

Surprise Is Mother Again

Surprise hippo has eventually had a new calf. You now have the opportunity of naming this baby and become one of his or her supporters. We do not yet know the sex, Surprise has in the past had both male and female calves. To date Surprise has given birth to the...

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Back Home in Zimbabwe

On arriving home at Hippo Haven from the longest time we have left here in over 27 years, 4.5 weeks, it was very hard in some ways. I had the honour of giving my presentation about the hippos at the Royal Geographic Society, Ondaatje Theatre in London, meeting some...

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Patrick Mavros Gifts are Available for Christmas

Patrick Mavros Gifts are Available for Christmas

At the end of my presentation in London at the Royal Geographic Society on November 21st, the wonderful  Mr. Patrick Mavros stood up and  kindly donated yet again amazing gifts to the Turgwe Hippo Trust. He has designed and has made in an amazingly quick time these...

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And the Winner Is ….

And the Winner Is ….

Check the video on Vimeo website at this address to discover who won the raffle of the stay at Hippo Haven during 2018. Congratulations to the winner.

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Welcome Steve or Stephanie

Welcome Steve or Stephanie

The new star of the herd has got a firstname : Steve if a boy or Stephanie if a girl. Let's see how it will grow up !! Thanks for your participation in the naming process, congrats to the happy winner.  Check Vimeo footage of the draw.

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A New Star is Born at TurgweTrust

A New Star is Born at TurgweTrust

New baby hippo born around September 18th, mother is Relief and father Kuchek. It could quite possibly be a male as it is a large calf but we will have to be patient and wait to find out. You now have the chance to name this baby. I would suggest if you enter this...

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Win A Stay With Us during 2018

Win A Stay With Us during 2018

Your Endless Generosity Needs to Be Rewarded Again   Donate now and win a stay for two at Turgwe Hippo Trust during 2018.   For a donation of US$135, or 101 GBP or 115 Euros, two people will be able to spend ten (10) nights at the Trust (this does not...

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Third Chance to Win a Luxury Jewel from Patrick Mavros

Patrick Mavros luxury jewellery and sculptures are purchased by Royalty as well as anyone with a love of beautiful animal work.  Patrick is a great friend to the Turgwe Hippo Trust. He is a Zimbabwean silversmith. Patrick is helping towards the sponsorship of this...

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