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Hungry hippos: Northland Challenge Day 3

October 26, 2014Martha Entwistle

Day 3 of the Northland Challenge is over and I'm in my tent listening to a discordant chorus of hippos barking and roaring. We're at a campsite in a wilderness park on the shores of the Ishasha River, which is the narrow divider between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The river is loaded with hippos, which can stay underwater for 20 minutes or more, so if you see 5 or 6, there are likely at least 5 or 6 more underwater. And they're not exactly friendly. As one of the guards at our camp...

Day 3, Northland Challenge

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