MAMA : A TRUE STORY IN WHICH
A BABY HIPPO LOSES HIS MAMA DURING THE TSUNAMI BUT FINDS A NEW HOME AND
A NEW MAMA
Orlando : Harcourt, 2006.
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story is based on a true story that happened not too long ago. A
baby hippo and his mama are separated during the tsunami that stuck in
December 2004. The hippos were swept out to sea and the baby was
left alone for the night lost and sad. When he washed up to shore,
a group of men rescued him and took him to live in a wildlife refuge.
You won't believe what animal became the baby's new mama!
Hippopotamus -- Infancy.
Parental behavior in animals.
Tsunamis -- Environmental aspects.
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