VERY Unhappy Hippo by Michael  Moss

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This hippo was very unhappy and he showed his displeasure. The shot was taken during the golden hour in the afternoon provide wonderful golden light.

Lion Sands, Sabi Sands, South Africa

Hippopotamus amphibius

Canon 1D Mark IV, 100-400L, 260mm, 1/250 sec at f/11, ISO 800

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hippo, hippopotamus, anger, splash

I am an amateur photographer with a love of travel. I mostly enjoy landscape and wildlife photography. I live in California which provides a great deal of opportunities for great photography.

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  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 1 year ago

    Nice capture Michael

  • NikonMan
    NikonManover 1 year ago


  • Macky
    Mackyover 1 year ago

    Great action Mike, now I know where the expression ‘spitting mad’ originates from. :-)

  • Thank you :)

    – Michael Moss

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesover 1 year ago

  • deborah zaragoza
    deborah zaragozaover 1 year ago

    Excellent Image! 10/15/2012,
    Absolutely gorgeous work of art and creativity!
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  • Many thanks for the feature :)

    – Michael Moss

  • dgscotland
    dgscotlandover 1 year ago

    Well caught Michael…big beast.

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  • Evita
    Evitaover 1 year ago

    Beautiful work !!!

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  • Many thanks for the feature :)

    – Michael Moss

  • Macky
    Mackyover 1 year ago

  • Ann Warrenton
    Ann Warrentonover 1 year ago

    October 18,2012

  • Many thanks for the feature :)

    – Michael Moss

    DIZZYHEIGHTSover 1 year ago

    Hope the Hippo wasn’t venting it anger at you Michael. Great capture. Liz

  • No, he wasn’t and thank you :)

    – Michael Moss

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