Nature, with all its beauty and serenity, also harbors its share of brutality, and the Nile crocodile is a stark reminder of this fact. In a recent video shared by the Nature is Metal community, the savage nature of this prehistoric predator is laid bare as a colossal crocodile indulges in a gruesome feast – a baby hippopotamus, just a few minutes old. Brace yourself and see it … [Read more...] about Witness the Predatory Power of a Monster Crocodile Devouring a Hippo in Africa
Photographer Marc Mol recently had a delightful and unexpected encounter while on a trip to South Luangwa National Park in Zambia. As he focused his Nikon D3s DSLR and 500mm f/4 lens on a group of hippos, something caught his attention—a baby hippo being spooked by a flock of birds that had landed on its back. Mol was crouched low in a river hide along the banks of the … [Read more...] about Adorable Encounter: Baby Hippo Gets Spooked by Feathered Visitors
Kinda like a strawberry milkshake ... 🍓 It's a common misconception on the internet that hippo moms produce milk that is pink and somewhat strawberry milkshake-like. However, it turns out that hippo babies are consuming white milk just like everyone else. What is the origin of the "pink milk" theory then? Actually, "sunscreen" is involved. Hippos are among the most … [Read more...] about Do Hippo Mothers Actually Feed Their Babies Pink Milk?
Baby snapper gets a ride on the back of a hippo after mistaking him for a pleasant calm location to rest. This is the amusing moment a newborn crocodile mistook a huge hippo for a rock and laid over it to sunbathe. The sly croc crept up the side of the wallowing hippopotamus and laid across its massive back to unwind. Even after the hippo started moving, the young … [Read more...] about Moment of Hilarious A Newborn Crocodile Mistakenly Thought a Big Hippo Was a Rock