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A baby hippopotamus that survived the tsunami waves on the Kenyan coast formed a strong bond with a giant male century-old tortoise in an animal facility in the port city of Mombassa

A baby hippopotamus that survived the tsunami waves on the Kenyan coast formed a strong bond with a giant male century-old tortoise in an animal facility in the port city of Mombassa

Baby hippo and old tortoise become best friends…

‘Cross-Species’ Animal Friendships in Africa

A couple of additions, at the bottom of the blog, thanks to National Geographic. While ‘cross-species’ animal friendships are not usual, here are a few, mainly here in Africa, that are …

A baby hippopotamus that survived the tsunami waves on the Kenyan coast formed a strong bond with a giant male century-old tortoise in an animal facility in the port city of Mombassa by miacats

A baby hippopotamus that survived the tsunami waves on the Kenyan coast formed a strong bond with a giant male century-old tortoise in an animal facility in the port city of Mombassa by miacats

NAIROBI - A baby hippopotamus that survived the tsunami on the Kenyan coast has formed a strong bond with a giant male century-old tortoise, in an animal facility in the city of Mombassa. A less than a year old hippo has adopted a male tortoise, about a century old, and the tortoise seems to be very happy with being a 'mother'.

A baby hippopotamus that survived the Tsunami waves (2010) on the Kenyan coast has formed a strong bond with a giant male century-old tortoise in an animal Facility in the port city of Mombassa. - http://geekstumbles.com/funny/uber-humor/a-baby-hippopotamus-that-survived-the-tsunami-waves-2010-on-the-kenyan-coast-has-formed-a-strong-bond-with-a-giant-male-century-old-tortoise-in-an-animal-facility-in-the-port-city-of-mombassa/

A baby hippopotamus that survived the Tsunami waves (2010) on the Kenyan coast has formed a strong bond with a giant male century-old tortoise in an animal Facility in the port city of Mombassa. via - - Bing Images

Owen and Mzee-Here's an unlikely animal friendship story that is simply timeless. In December 2004, a frightened baby hippo became separated from his family during a devastating tsunami off the Kenyan coast.