Hippos spend the day in the water to avoid the sun and come up onto the land at night. They are most dangerous to humans if you are between them and their water. Hippos fight to the death over territory.
Southern Africa = Summer 2014 August 9th 2014 I went to Southern Africa for 3 weeks summer of 2014.
I traveled with a tour group called Acacia Adventures for 2 weeks. We went from Johannesburg through Botswana to Livingstone, Zambia and then back through Botswana a different route. Highlights included: Kruger National Park, Moholoholo Animal Sanctuary, Elephant Sands, Victoria Falls, Chobe National Park, Okavango Delta, Khama Rhino Sanctuary ... read more
Africa » South Africa » Mpumalanga After the British seized the Cape of Good Hope area in 1806, many of the Dutch settlers (the Boers) trekked north to found their own republics. The discovery of diamonds (1867) and gold (1886) spurred wealth and immigration and intensified the subjug... ... read more