Hippo swallows 2-year-old-kid in Uganda and then spits him out.
A two-year-old boy who was swallowed whole by a rogue hippopotamus in Uganda somehow survived.
After a passerby threw stones at the animal, the hippo spit the toddler back out, according to a police report cited by Capital FM Uganda.
The child was reportedly playing on the shores of a lake near his home in Katwe Kabatoro town on December 4 when the hungry hippo snatched him up in its powerful jaws.
Chrispas Bagonza, a bystander, started throwing stones at the beast before it could consume him fully.
The animal snatched the child from the head and gobbled half of his body, according to the police, who identified the child as Iga Paul. They stated that the youngster suffered hand injuries and had been sent to the hospital for additional care. The victim received emergency treatment for hand injuries at a nearby clinic before being taken to Bwera Hospital for additional care.
After obtaining a rabies vaccination, he made a full recovery and was allowed to go home. After that, the police gave him to his parents “In a news release, the Uganda Police noted.
Netizens are shocked over such a bizarre event as hippo swallows 2-year-old-kid in Uganda.