Fatal accident with a hippopotamus in Kenya

In Kenya, a Chinese tourist during the shooting of hippos attacked by one of the heavyweights. The 66-year-old man survived the attack. Reports that the Kenyan authorities.

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The tourist was pictures of the shoot at the Naivasha-lake, to the northwest of the capital Nairobi, when the animal saw him in the visor. The man was bitten by the hippo and died on the way to the hospital. A 62-year-old compatriot of the fatal victim was also attacked, but she came from with bruises.

The hippopotamus is by the park managers detected. This year, attacked by attack hippos all six fatalities on the lake, which is popular with tourists. That could be due to the increased water level, making the hippos still further on the shore to graze and, even in the areas of hotels and bivouacs car in search of grass. (Belga)

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