Hippo kills Chinese tourist taking photos at L.Naivasha


Kenya Wildlife Service is tracking a hippo that killed a Chinese tourist who was taking photos at Lake Naivasha on Saturday evening.

In a tweet, KWS said the hippo attacked two Chinese tourists who were taking photos at the shore of Lake Naivasha.

“KWS is sad to announce the death of a Chinese tourist who was attacked by a hippo while taking pictures on the shores of Lake Naivasha yesterday evening. His colleague survived with minor bruises and was treated at Naivasha District Hospital. We are tracking the hippo,” read the tweet.

The deceased, Chang Ming Huang, 66, was pronounced dead on arrival at the Naivasha District Hospital while the other, Wu Peng Te, 62, survived the encounter and is recuperating at Lake Naivasha Sopa resort.