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Fourways residents urged to report location of hippo roaming the urban jungle

You may want to pay close attention to any rustling bushes in the Fourways area as a hippopotamus is on the loose.

The Gauteng Agriculture Department said that the hippo was first spotted at the end of last month in Chartwell.

Conservation officials are now looking for the animal, which is believed to be hanging out near the Jukskei River.

Hippos are mainly herbivores, but they have been known to become aggressive especially when threatened.

Officials are calling on people not to approach the hippo if they do come across it but rather to report its location.


In other news – Does it come with food? – R940 000 Smeg Fridge leaves Somizi in shock

It is no secret that Somizi Mhlongo-Motaung loves the finner things in life, which is super as he can afford it thanks to his illustrious career. The personality who has a SMEG kitchen made a quick stop into the store to get a Dolce and Gabbana kettle and toaster.


While he was there he saw a beautiful fridge and enquired about its price. The sales lady said it cost a whopping R940 000 rand to which Somizi quipped with: Learn More

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