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Hippo Tsunami Survivor

Inspirational Animal Hippo and the Tortoise

NAIROBI (AFP) – A baby hippopotamus that survived the tsunami waves on the Kenyan coast has formed a strong bond with a giant male century-old tortoise, in an animal facility in the port city of Mombassa, officials said. The hippopotamus, nicknamed Owen, and weighing about 300 kilograms (650 pounds), was …

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