Modimolle hippo all atwitter

2012-08-24 08:11
Solly. (Beeld)

Solly. (Beeld)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

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".

The hippo’s 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 about 130 followers as of Friday morning.

Read more on:    polokwane  |  animals

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
4 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

 
PARTNER CONTENT
INFOGRAPHIC: New thinking required for retirement

Everything we believe about retirement is fast becoming outdated.

/News

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.