Hippopotamus in Chobe Botswana

This photo was taken while doing a river game drive on a boat in Botswana’s Chobe National Park.

Before going on safari in Africa I had not realized just how dangerous a hippopotamus can be. Hippos kill more people in Africa every year than any other large animals. Some say they are one of the most dangerous animals on the planet.

Here is a full list of Africa’s most dangerous animals.