Hippos. (KO) A clutch of hippos hanging out in a group in a river. Hippos are so cute that people don't realize how dangerous they are. They are responsible for many human deaths every year! They turn over small boats that come near their herds and kill the occupants. Very grumpy critters! But to be fair, they have babies in this herd. A small boat could kill a baby. I'd get ugly, too, if they came near my teeny hippolet!
Hippo: Kills the most people in Africa. Naturally territorial and temperamental, they can move on land quite quickly, & can open that mouth 90 degrees with 10 inch teeth. You don't have an idea of scale because no one stands by a hippo, but they can be 15 feet long (take 6 to 7 steps: that's how big they are).
"The hot weather was relentless but it was likely this hippo died from anthrax which lies dormant for many years but can get stirred up if t...