Dicken Muchena and his friends’ trip to Lake Victoria in Kenya, Africa turned into a nightmare when a giant hippopotamus chased their boat. A video of the incident went viral on social media.
A giant hippopotamus chased a group of friends who were sightseeing on a speedboat on Lake Victoria, Kenya.
Dicken Muchena jumped on a speedboat with his three friends and went sightseeing on Lake Victoria in Kenya, Africa, hoping to spot some hippos. While the group of friends spotted a few hippos in the lake, they had no idea what else the trip had in store for them. Their trip to the lake soon turned into a nightmare when a hippopotamus began chasing the group seated on a speedboat. The video of the incident has now gone crazy on social media. The viral video was captured by one of the friends who were on the speedboat. The video has 1 million views.
In the video clip you first see a group of hippos in the lake, unimpressed by the presence of the tourist group on a speedboat. However, you suddenly see a hippopotamus right behind the speedboat rushing towards you.
Watch the video here:
Dicken Muchena shared the terrible experience with Yahoo in an interview. “We knew the area was a haven for hippos and we wanted to try and snap some photos of them. Knowing that they were killer animals, we gave them a wide walk and avoided getting too close At least six hippos in this area and many others in various other parts of the lake. When we were leaving, however, a huge, excited hippo appeared out of nowhere and rushed towards us, apparently with wild motives. “said the old man. He added that none of them expected such a reaction because it is a “rare thing.” “We never expected such a reaction because it is quite a rare thing. It was lucky that we were on a speedboat After charging for at least four minutes, we couldn’t see the animal tracks and hurried ashore to safety. It was a tight escape, “added Dicken.
The hippopotamus is the third largest species of land mammal. They can weigh between 1,300 and 1,500 kg. It is considered to be the deadliest land mammal in the world.
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