The assault occurred Saturday night at Lake Naivasha, about 58 miles from the Kenyan capital of Nairobi. Chang Ming Chuang, 65, was with a colleague taking photos of the hippo on the shores of the lake when the animal attacked.
Chuang was taken to the Naivasha District Hospital, the place he was pronounced useless. Chuang’s colleague, Wu Peng Te, 62, survived the assault with minor bruises and is recovering on the Naivasha Sopa Resort, the wildlife service stated. KWS is monitoring the hippo.