Tanzania - Richard Seeley Photography

Catch on a Hippo

Catch on a Hippo - A grey heron catches a fish while standing on the back of a hippopotomus. Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Arusha Region, Tanzania, Africa.
We were eating brunch by a pond after a morning game drive when I watched a grey heron fly over us and land on the back of a hippo in the pond. I jumped up, grabbed my camera and ran to the pond's edge to photograph this unusual sight. Then the heron jabbed down into the water and came up with a fish. What a surprise to me and the fish.

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