Hilarious Photos Of Baby Hippo Yells Out For Help After A Bird Flock Scooped Down On Its Back

We have different reactions toward the same thing. It is understandable as each person has their own point of view. This also happens in the world of animals, guys. While a baby elephant couldn’t be more excited to chase after and dance with a flock of birds, this baby rhino is obsessed with the feathered friends. It turns out incredibly funny and adorable. Keep scrolling!

The young hippo was playing on its own when a small flock of oxpeckers scooped down on its back. Actually, it tolerated the birds for about 10 seconds before he wanted to get them off. However, these oxpeckers refused to leave. The funny story began!

The anxious calf yelled out for help when the oxpeckers begin pecking at its back. It was literally frightened. It tried all means to scare off unwanted passengers. “I’m not kidding. You guys stay away from me.”

The hippo ran and twisted its body around but they didn’t work. It even tried fake running into the water to get the birds off. Thankfully, the birds soon gave up trying to feed and flew away.

Image source: Caters NewsMarc Mol

As you may know, oxpeckers and hippos usually have a mutually beneficial relationship. These birds help free hippos of ticks and other parasites by feeding on them. But this time, they aren’t welcomed by this baby hippo. It sees these birds as annoying pests and frantically tries to fend off them.

Image source: Caters NewsMarc Mol

These hilarious moments were captured at the South Luangwa National Park in Zambia by photographer Marc Mol. He was concentrating on a pod of hippos when he saw the baby hippo running toward him with the oxpeckers on its back.

Image source: Caters NewsMarc Mol

“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 very amusing to witness,” Marc Mol said.

“I had a real laugh when I realized that I had captured something a little different and yet very amusing, ” He added.

When Marc shared photos of the baby hippo on the Internet, they went viral. People feel sorry for the young animal but can’t stop laughing. Its expressions are so real and funny. It doesn’t greet the oxpeckers. That’s it.


Related Posts

The happy elephant delights in refreshing baths, finding joy in the soothing water and the playfulness of each dip.

Elephants are fascinating animals that are known for their ᴜпіqᴜe behavior of taking baths. They are one of the few animals that take a bath regularly and…

IпсгedіЬɩe Wildlife eпсoᴜпteг: Massive 16ft Crocodile Ambushes and Devours Gazelle in Kenya

This is the moment a crocodile ɩаᴜпсһed a feгoсіoᴜѕ аttасk on a gazelle, before tearing it in half using its powerful jaws. The 16ft reptile was ɩуіпɡ…

Unveiling the Enigmatic Marvel: The Resplendent Serpent Bearing the Striking Resemblance of a Mythical Dragon

In the depths of the dense, enigmatic forests, whispers abound of a serpent whose striking resemblance to a mythical dragon has captured the imaginations of all who…

Riverbank Rumble: Jaguar’s ѕаⱱаɡe Ambush Leaves Giant Caiman in Brazilian Shivers

Astonishing photos сарtᴜгe a feгoсіoᴜѕ 20-minute Ьаttɩe between a jaguar and a yacare caiman. The jaguar аmЬᴜѕһed its ргeу on the banks of the Three Brothers River in…

A Story of Survival: How an Elephant’s Enormous Foot Rescued a Hyena from іmmіпeпt рeгіɩ

  In the һeагt of the Sabi Sands within the Greater Kruger region, a remarkable scene unfolded as the Nkuhuma Pride and the Northern Avoca male lions…

Fгіɡһteпed Felines! Enormous Hippo сһагɡeѕ, Scattering Thirsty Lions in рапіс

This is the іпсгedіЬɩe moment a giant hippo teггіfіed three thirsty lions by charging at them to regain its territory. A brave Botswanan hippopotamus fасed up to…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *