A young bull Hippopotamus called 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, Limpopo Province, South Africa. Preparations are being made to extract the young hippo and relocate him to an undisclosed location. 230812. Picture: Chris Collingridge 276

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.

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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