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: Helen : (Helen is photographing in Melbourne,, Australia) on 28 September 2018 in Animal & Insect.

Threat display


The hippopotamus is a territorial animal. If they consider their territory breached they threaten interlopers by opening their mouth very wide showing their large ivory teeth.

If you see this display, for your own safety it is best to quickly move away. Hippos can move surprisingly fast on land as well as in water. They do not hesitate to kill, and yes, that includes humans.


Information: Wikipedia

Canon EOS 6D Mark II 1/50 second F/9.0 ISO 100 349 mm

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Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Fantastique savance et couelur quel éclairage et ces arbre cet animal superbe
Belle journée

28 Sep 2018 7:25am

Anne from France

Quelle scène!

28 Sep 2018 7:37am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Well seen. Just love your sense of humour!

28 Sep 2018 8:20am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

You are really carrying the experience of being there in this series . . very impressive.

28 Sep 2018 8:29am

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

Beau avec ces arbres

28 Sep 2018 11:13am

omid from mashhad, Iran

such beautiful composition, focus, DOF & atmosphere!
A M A Z I N G !

30 Sep 2018 9:54am