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Hippo King | Nature

Hippo King
Will Steenkamp
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© Terra Mater Factual Studios, Skyland Productions, Into Nature Productions

Wed. Apr. 6 at 8 p.m. on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Follow the life of an old hippo, a king of its kind, and discover the true character of one of Earth’s largest land mammals.

From Zambia’s Luangwa Valley, an old, battle-scarred hippo bull has an incredible story to tell. Previously hippos were almost always misunderstood because their secret life happens beneath the water and under the cover of darkness.

This tale imagines a story of 35 years from when the hippo was a vulnerable orphan to the ultimate battle that crowns him king decades later. From birth to exile to redemption, follow the life of the “Hippo King” and discover the true character of one of Earth’s largest land mammals.

Watch this episode at video.wkar.org during or after the premiere date.

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