Hippopotamus shortly called hippos live in sub – Saharan Africa in areas with rivers, lakes and swamps.

Hippo Underwater

Pygmy hippo underwater & his friends

There are many subspecies hosted by Egypt, Tanzania, Mozambique, Kenya, Somalia, Zambia, South Africa, Chad, Congo or Namibia.

On its way through Zambia up to South Luangwa National Park, the Luangwa River gather on its areas with varied vegetation a lot of animal species and birds. These are one of the best places where hippos can be seen if you choose to adventure in a walking safari.


A Family of hippos on the bank by the water at Kruger National Park, South Africa

The world famous African reserves Kruger, have a strong tourist infrastructure dedicated to safari site where hippos can be admired together with other wild species: lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants, giraffes and more.

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