Watch: Hippo escapes Israeli safari

The Ramat Gan Safari opened an investigation into the incident.

Hippo escapes the Safari, November 1, 2017. (Courtesy Ramat Gan Safari)
A hippopotamus escaped a safari located in Israel's central city of Ramat Gan on Wednesday evening.
The hippo took a few steps outside of the safari's gate and then backtracked inside, where a team of safari staff aided it to return to the hippo's proper location.
The safari management view the incident with utmost severity and have opened an investigation into the occurrence.