Category Archives: HIPPOPOTAMUS

THe Hippotamus

These are amazing creatures Water Giants they Live with many crocodiles Who it seems keep out of the way You see respect apparently Is the order of the day The Hippo cannot swim It floats it dives it walks Away … Continue reading

Criminality and the killings

The use of words like conservation When killing is the sin Hunters out to murder To butcher and to skin To ship their trophies Home to where they put them on display Criminals that’s all they are In the bright … Continue reading

Zambia’s quest for more trophy hunters

The time this all flared up Was about two years ago The country wants a reason To increase the hunter flow And Hippo’s have tusk ivory Great teeth and trophy fair And are a draw I understand Though some are … Continue reading

Lakeshore drama’s in Africa today

This epic is played out Everyday Between the land and the lake Providing so much excitement More than some can take The Lions are clearly Up there leading actors they Have to take on crocodiles Who in the water lay … Continue reading

THe Hippo’s Lament

AFter the migration Of the Mara river we Saw many many bodies floating Some precariously Bloated rapidly spoiling Getting caught on rocks Fly blown full of maggots Smelling like the pox The stench soon filled the air Clearly a health … Continue reading