Nature

Hippos Battle Lions and Hyenas Over Carcass

Clip: Season 38 Episode 10 | 2m 59s Video has closed captioning.

The scent of a decaying hippo attracts all sorts of predators to the hippo's ground, where they must put up a fight to protect their own. The hippos prove that size does matter in the animal kingdom, as they fight off hyenas, lions and crocodiles.

Aired: 01/15/20

Rating: NR

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