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.

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~ 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.

    http://www.booksite.com/texis/scripts/oop/click_ord/showdetail.html?sid=4892&isbn=0439829739&music=&buyable=0&assoc_id=&spring=

  2. Oh, great! Thanks for the tip!

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