Everyone Laughs At The Sight Of A Young Hippo Tormenting A Large Crocodile

Everyone Laughs At The Sight Of A Young Hippo Tormenting A Large Crocodile

This is an unimaginable and thrilling story of a young Hippo and a large Crocodile in which the young hippo harasses a Crocodile and asks him to mind his own business. This incredible sighting was noticed in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe. 

Many species in the forest have to confront each other for some common resources from time to time. In the same narrative, Hippo and crocodile have to face each other. However, the Hippo and the Crocodile are two distinct species, but both had to compete for the same food source. They rarely interact but they were threatening each other at that time.

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Everyone Laughs At The Sight Of A Young Hippo Tormenting A Large Crocodile

Hippos are omnivores whereas crocodiles are strictly carnivores. In the Hwange National Park, it has been noticed that the hippos and crocodiles feed off the same carcass nearby water. But they are not friends at all. 

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Jan Hrbacek, a 58-year-old wildlife tour guide and photographer, was utterly fortunate to experience this rare sight of interaction between the Hippo and Crocodiles. He shared this exciting story with LatestSightings.com.

Everyone Laughs At The Sight Of A Young Hippo Tormenting A Large Crocodile

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A large crocodile was sunbathing on the bank of a waterhole. After a while, two hippos arrived there and approached the crocodile. One of the hippos started biting the crocodile’s tail in a tormenting way. The crocodile seemed flustered, but he did not retaliate immediately as he was escaping from the fight.

Everyone Laughs At The Sight Of A Young Hippo Tormenting A Large Crocodile

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He slowly pulled himself back into the water for safety while one of the hippos shot at his tail. The second hippo followed the crocodile until he was in the water, but thankfully he was able to save himself and escape these instigators. The Hippos made their way back to the pod as another normal day in the bush.

A Young Hippo Tormenting A Large Crocodile

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According to Jan Hrbacek, this kind of sight was very rare for him, he had never witnessed such an amazing interaction between hippos and crocodiles- especially this tormenting one. Furthermore, he added that one should never rush while gaming driving, or safari in the forest or national parks. You should always wait patiently and keep yourself ready with the camera to capture extraordinary glimpses of several species. While traveling in the forest you never know what may happen next. 

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