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“I’m Not Kidding”, Baby Hippo Yells Out For Help After A Bird Flock Land On Its Back

We each respond to the same thing differently. It makes sense because everyone has a different point of view. Guys, this also occurs in the realm of animals. While a

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A tiny swarm of oxpeckers swooped down on the juvenile hippo’s back while it was amusing itself on its lonesome. In reality, it endured the birds for just ten seconds before he decided to get rid of them. However, these oxpeckers refused to leave. The humorous tale started!

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The anxious calf yelled out for help when the oxpeckers begin pecking at its back. It was genuinely terrified. It made every effort to frighten off any uninvited passengers. “I am not joking. Keep your distance from me, folks.

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As you may already be aware, oxpeckers and hippos typically get along. These birds help free hippos of ticks and other parasites by feeding on them. But this time, the young hippo doesn’t want them. It desperately tries to ward off these birds because it views them as bothersome pests.

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“I was at first astonished as to what was going on, seeing this baby hippo running towards me and the safety of water, and then realized it was a small flock of Ox-peckers that were the culprits. It was hilarious to watch, remarked Marc Mol.

“When I realized that I had recorded something a little different and yet quite hilarious,” he continued, “I had a good laugh.”

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