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“Well trained Hippo”
Review of Hippo Jessica

Hippo Jessica
Ranked #3 of 22 things to do in Hoedspruit
Certificate of Excellence
Sydney Australia
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4 reviews
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“Well trained Hippo”
Reviewed June 2, 2012

I felt it was a good example of a well trained animal that performed its duty.

Visited May 2012
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Pretoria, South Africa
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“What a Hippo!!!”
Reviewed May 14, 2012

I love hippos and when I heard about Jessica, we went there straight away. It was a great experience to be up close and personla to a tamed hippo. We fed her and gave her som tea to drink. what a great experience.

Visited April 2012
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Mannheim
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“Here you have the unique opportunity to touch a hippo!”
Reviewed April 20, 2012

Hippo Jessica is world famous and was in the television for almost one hundred times!
We now were in South Africa three times the last 18 months. A visit of hippo Jessica was ALWAYS part of our holidays - this in combination with a visit to the Upside Down restaurant nearby and at the Mholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre is a perfect day in this area!
Yessica is a cute teenager, but has a 'weight issue' (more than one ton). The tendence is clear, she will reach soon the two tons! Touching such a huge animal is an unique experience, you should give it a try!
This year, Jessica has got a little brother. We had the unique option to touch a little hippo of 45 kilograms - it liked me and slept on my legs for almost a half hour! One reason more to come again soon...

Visited March 2012
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