Kenya – A Taiwanese tourist has been attacked and killed by a hippopotamus while taking photographs on the shore of Lake Naivasha.
According to the Kenya Wildlife Service said on Sunday, the man was pronounced dead on arrival at the Naivasha District Hospital, while another tourist survived the attack on Saturday evening.
The Service tweeted on Sunday: “#Chinese #tourist Chang Ming Chuang, 66, was pronounced dead on arrival at the #Naivasha District Hospital after being attacked by a hippo while Wu Peng Te, 62, survived the tragic encounter and is recuperating at Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort. We are tracking the #hippo.”
The agency also identified the survivor as Wu Peng Te, 62, and said they were from China but Taiwan’s foreign ministry said the two were from the self-ruled island.