MAN DIES AFTER BEING BITTEN BY HIPPO

A TAIWANESE TOURIST HAS DIED AFTER BEING BITTEN IN THE CHEST BY A HIPPO HE WAS TRYING TO PHOTOGRAPH IN KENYA.

CHANG MING CHUANG, 66, WAS TRACKING THE ANIMAL AT A WILDLIFE RESORT ON LAKE NAIVASHA, 90KM NORTH-WEST OF THE CAPITAL, NAIROBI.

A SECOND TOURIST NAMED AS WU PENG TE, ALSO FROM TAIWAN, WAS INJURED, AND WAS TREATED FOR MINOR BRUISING AT NAIVASHA DISTRICT HOSPITAL. SIX PEOPLE HAVE BEEN KILLED BY HIPPOS IN THE AREA THIS YEAR.