Tag: marius els

THROWBACK: How a Hippo-pet named ‘Humphrey’ Mauled his Owner to Death

In 2011, a hippopotamus turned on his owner and mauled him to death. The 1.2 tonne hippopotamus turned pet, was christened Humphrey by his owner, retired Army Major named Marius Els who took the animal in when it was just 5 months old. He had raised and groomed […]