An American tourist was on vacation at an African safari when she lost her life in a tragic accident

Rare | 8/11/2017 | Carlin Becker
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A Detroit woman was enjoying time with her family on an African safari last week when a hippopotamus attacked and killed her.

Carol Kirken, 75, was on vacation in Tanzania and has just shared photos of her exciting safari adventure, including a message that she had seen many beautiful animals such as hippos, right before the animal attacked her. She tragically died in her son’s arms.

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“Having past 75 years old, she was resolutely shooting for 100. She would have surely achieved it if not for this accident,” her grieving relatives wrote in a post for a Michigan funeral home. “We are shocked and saddened at her early departure from our lives.”

The family did not indicate what had prompted the hippo...
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