Hippopotami were known to be a bad-tempered species and would often charge at anything that irritated them. Hippos typically had routine paths they traveled along and would get particularly irritated if something were to blocked their route. In such cases, they would attempt to flip over the offending boat or bite at the unfortunate traveler.
Tamratha Daernark reared notably aggressive hippopotami on her farm by the Hathlyn River. On an annual basis, Tamratha would invite acquainted traders to hunt these hippopotami with harpoons, which would subsequently be smoked in one of the smokehouses on the site.
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