Did You Know... that around eighty percent of hippo communication takes place under water? As well as the familiar "wheeze-honk", a combination of squeals, grunts and clicks are made below the surface and picked up at the back of the jaw bone. Click on the link to hear the hippos' remarkable underwater chorus.

  To listen to a sound clip click here

Photos by Johan Elzenga

Sound clip by Derek and Sarah Solomon
Andy, Franny, Lucy, Naldi and the Bushcamp Team


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