Owen & Mzee: The True Story Of a Remarkable Friendship

True story of two great friends: a baby hippo named Owen and a 130-year-old giant tortoise named Mzee.  In December 2004, a young hippo separated from his family by the devastating tsunami in Southeast Asia, adopted an ancient Aldabra tortoise as his ” mother”. And the old tortoise, for years a loner, accepted the baby hippo as his own.  They are now inseparable.

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