In the morning on November 12, on Thursday, to the Odessa port there will arrive a vessel with two young females of a hippopotamus. Animals are free of charge transferred from the Israeli zoo according to the animal husbandry program.
The Nikolaev zoo has to pay only transportation. And, though this sum also is very considerable, one of the large Nikolaev enterprises - patrons already agreed to provide part of means as the charitable help.
To the zoo "brides" there will arrive about 13-15 hours.
Now бегемотихи in a sea way. On the way over them constantly pour warm water, they feel perfectly. Though moving and acclimatization for hippopotamuses, according to zoologists, - difficult test, reports the Observer.
After four-hour unloading for which the staff of port was already prepared, animals will send by trucks to Nikolaev. And there the relatives are waited by the widower Kazimir. From - for it all this turmoil. All the matter is that at Kazimir the girlfriend Stella died a year ago, and he strongly grieved for her.
However with the bride it was lucky not only to Kazimir, but also two hippopotamuses from Kharkov. To Kharkov to the begemotikh will send in a month - one and a half when in a zoo quarantine will end.