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Modimolle hippo turns to Twitter

Johannesburg - The hippo that has been stranded in a swimming pool in Modimolle in Limpopo has found a voice on Twitter.

@ModimolleHippo has been tweeting since Wednesday, the day the hippo became stranded in the swimming pool.

Solly is believed to have been chased by a larger bull hippo from his local dam ending up trapped in the guest swimming pool at the Monate Game Lodge near Modimolle. Picture: Chris Collingridge. Credit: INLSA

With a bio stating, “I'm stranded in a swimming pool. Still... fame at last!”, and location listed as “A Modimolle swimming pool.”, tweets include:

- My feet are getting soooo wrinkly. #hippo

- Okes I'm not going to lie. Could do with some fresh water in this pool. Getting a bit grim in here.

- This pool party sucks.

- What if freedom relegates me to nobody status?

- They are saying I might not make it. This is the first I'm hearing of it.

- I made the front page of The Star! My mom would be so proud. If she hadn't chucked me out of the family unit. #solly #stroppie

@ModimolleHippo had 67 followers as of Friday morning.

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