When a tortoise "adopts" a baby hippo

South Africa’s News24.com reports that an approximately 100-year-old tortoise has for a while now been a steady companion to a young hippo who survived the December 2004 tsunami waves on the Kenyan coast.


~ by fourstar on December 12, 2005.

2 Responses to “When a tortoise "adopts" a baby hippo”

  1. There’s a great picture book about this story. It came out several months ago. I just bought it for my mom for Mother’s Day.


  2. Oh, great! Thanks for the tip!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: