Balázs Klári and György Korda with hippos at Debrecen Zoo – Photo: Debrecen Zoo
György Korda and Balázs Klári received a special request, as the staff of the Zoo and Botanical Garden Nagyerdei Kultúrpark (Zoo Debrecen) approached them with the idea of adopting two of the zoo's hippos, 45-year-old Szigfrid and his partner, Linda, who, if only figuratively, lived together in Zoo for 35 years.
The singing couple accepted the invitation. Although as Boris was toldAt first they were very surprised by the invitation and justification. The latter said they were chosen because the hippopotamus couple, who have lived at the zoo for decades, radiate the same love as they do on television.
The two singers gave a concert in Debrecen in December, and after officially becoming the hippos' foster parents, they visited Linda and Siegfried. Although the two animals are completely peaceful and you can pet them, and touching their mouths is not dangerous, it was Clary Balazs who did this, and Korda contented himself with patting the hippos' bottoms. Another interesting thing about the story of Siegfried and Linda is that the male hippopotamus is almost completely blind, but his mate helps him move and find food.