Hippo Jessica, Hoedspruit

#3 of 38 in Things to do in Hoedspruit
Zoo · Zoo / Aquarium
Meet the world's most famous hippo at Hippo Jessica, a feeding ground for this charming hand-reared herbivorous mammal. Found as a calf, Jessica was reared by humans until she was strong enough to be released back into the wild. Although free to come and go as she pleases, Jessica returns regularly for meals and playtime with visitors. A visit to Hippo Jessica represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Hoedspruit itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Worth every cent… Lizzy was amazing, she explained the rules before we went to meet Jessica & Cien. I would definitely recommend it👌🏽  more »
  • This is our second time visiting Jessica and its always a pleasure, she didn’t disappoint, very friendly and came right over for her treats and tea, she eagerly awaits the treats and moves over to...  more »
  • Absolutely beautiful experience. Kids loved it too. What a gentle and kind spirit you both have❤️
  • Awesome experience, she's amazing
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