WATCH: Richards Bay hippo takes on vehicle

It was thought that the hippo that charged Thabiso Mbuyazi's car had a small calf nearby PHOTO: elephantplains.co.za

A RICHARDS Bay man got the fright of his life on Monday night when a hippo charged out of the bush at Alkantstrand Beach and attacked his vehicle.

Thabiso Mbuyazi had finished his shift at work and, at about 10pm took a turn to the beach.

When his vehicle slowed on soft sand covering the road in the vicinity of the dredger pipeline, the hippo appeared out of nowhere and charged his vehicle.

Read the full story and see the photos, exclusive to the ZO, in this week’s Weekender edition.

  AUTHOR
Tamlyn Jolly
Journalist

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