The hippos were more likely to attack people in the flood-affected area of lake Victoria in Kenya. This publication reports the Daily Mail.
Heavy rains led to the fact that the water overflowed. Local authorities claim that such severe flooding in those areas has not been since 1963. Because of natural disasters, dangerous animals that live in the lake, was in close proximity to human settlements.
From the beginning, the hippos have killed at least 10 people. Their latest victim was 18-year-old girl came to the lake for water. In early may, the animal killed a 13-year-old boy. According to eyewitnesses, the Hippo attacked him and dragged under the water. In the area of lake Naivasha in attacks by hippos killed three fishermen.
Lake Victoria located in Eastern Africa in Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda. Its area is 68 thousand square kilometers, more than twice exceeding the area of lake Baikal.
Earlier it was reported that in the flood-affected areas of Uganda has frequent attacks of crocodiles on humans. Just a week predators mauled four people.
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