Watch This Hippo Chase Down a Speedboat and Know True Fear (VIDEO)

January 15, 2015 5:00 PM

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"Hippos kill more people in Africa than any other animal" is one of those endlessly repeated cocktail party trivia bits, but we've never seen such a riveting real-world example in this (SFW) video.

Filmed on the Chobe River in Botswana by David Jackson, this clip shows one of the benign-looking semiaquatic beasts pursuing a speedboat with the intensity of a great white shark. Hippos are notoriously territorial, and this one apparently resented the intrusion of a Pangolin Photo Safari speedboat...

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