Hippo Jessica, Hoedspruit

4.4
Meet the world's most famous hippo at Hippo Jessica, a feeding ground for this charming hand-reared herbivorous mammal. Found as a calf, Jessica was reared by humans until she was strong enough to be released back into the wild. Although free to come and go as she pleases, Jessica returns regularly for meals and playtime with visitors. A visit to Hippo Jessica represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Hoedspruit itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
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  • We went to meet Jessica at her house and in addition to making her some caresses we fed her and I take 3 liters of te... It is a very fun experience, we had a great time!! It is worth knowing the history of a hippo pot adopted by humans :)
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  • Jessica is a must if you are in the area. Where in the world do you get the chance to feed and give a bottle of tea to a fully grown hippo, and for just R100. This is an amazing experience that you re...  more »
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  • Absolutely beautiful experience. Kids loved it too. What a gentle and kind spirit you both have❤️
  • Awesome experience, she's amazing
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