A hippopotamus has been found dead at river Chania where itis suspected to have died from water pollution coming from the nearby Nanasigarage.
The huge hippopotamus was later turned into a meat festival as youths could be seen fighting to get a share of his meat.
“Some young men seenslaughtering a hippopotamus that died in what is suspected to be waterpollution from dangerous chemicals released into Chania River near Nanasigarage. Also affected are fish with many dead ones in the same area.” SaidThika Town
It is due to the cause of death that something had to doneto avoid loss of lives after the consumption of its meat.
A team of KWS and NEEMA personnel arrived at the sceneburning the remains of the animal.
It was also confirmed that the hippo died from the water pollution in the river Chania coming from nearby companies and sewers.
“A team from KWS, NEMA and county environmental department have burned the carcass of the hippo that had died inside Chania River due to water pollution. Waste effluent from nearby companies and raw sewer from some residential houses can be seen flowing into the river.” Said Thika Town