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We’re in East Africa

So long as we’re in East Africa, lets check out one of the most feared and dangerous African animals. No, not lions or crocodiles, but the bubbling, beautiful and burly hippo! Granted, mom is looking peaceful here with her pup… and we can just hear her saying, with the wiggle of an ear, that it better stay that way.

A travel writer for the Vancouver Sun points out, “Hippos, as we learned, are the most dangerous animals because of their short temper and territorial attitude – and the fact that they can run 35 km/h if charging you.” So just be careful where you pitch those tents and check out these gorgeous photos from the safety of your screen.