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The Noise Made by Wild Hippos Can Be Deafening

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The Noise Made by Wild Hippos Can Be Deafening

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Not many people know that hippos can be loud. In fact, in the Luangwa Valley, the noise they make can reach up to 115 decibels ? the equivalent of a rock concert.

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Venture to the Luangwa River, a lifeline for wildlife winding through Zambia's extraordinary wilderness. A spectacular ecosystem is fueled by the river, from the giant hippos that drink from its waters, to the delicate birds that eat the fish swimming along its currents. Witness the daily quests of giraffes, wild dogs, small pukus, and massive crocodiles as they live their lives in a landscape that's as beautiful as it is extreme.

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