21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Hippo water mist

We parked next to a pool of water late one afternoon with the setting sun projecting a golden colour over the water. A group of hippos were resting in the pools. One of the hippos in the pools was diving constantly and blow out the air as it emerged from the surface.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: South Africa
Camera: ILCE-1
Copyright: © Willem Kruger