In light of our current study of Jonah, I thought the following story was worth retelling:
In a story that sounds like it came straight from the Bible—or Pinocchio—Paul
Templer claims he was swallowed by a hippo while leading a kayak tour
down the Zambezi River. The hippo attack happened 17 years ago, but this
week Templer recounted the horrifying tale to The Guardian.
Templer was a 27-year old river guide who had lead tours down the
Zambezi many times and had weathered several of what he considered
“half-hearted attacks” by a certain territorial male hippo. . . .