Man survives being swallowed by a hippo Published: May 9, 2013

Travel guide Paul Templer had taken clients down the Zambezi River before, but he had never had an experience quite like this one.

Templer wrote in a story on The Guardian that he had taken clients out with three apprentice guides when his group was attacked by a hippo.

“There was a cluster of rocks nearby and I yelled at the nearest apprentice to guide everyone there, to safety. Then I turned my boat and paddled furiously towards Evans,” Templer wrote.

“I reached over to grab his outstretched hand but as our fingers were about to touch, I was engulfed in darkness. There was no transition at all, no sense of approaching danger. It was as if I had suddenly gone blind and deaf.”

H/T: Yahoo!
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