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WARNING: VIDEO CONTAINS DISTRESSING CONTENT Young hippopatomus Solly lies stranded in a half-empty swimming pool for a third day in a game park in South Africa. The five-year-old hippo is thought to have sought refuge in the pool on Tuesday after being ostracized by his herd following the birth of a new calf. Rescuers spray the sedated five-year-old with water to keep him cool as they make plans to lift him out with a crane. But the mission ends in tragedy when a lifeless Solly is slowly lifted up from the pool. A vet said Solly's health had begun to decline around eight hours earlier - due to under nourishment. The tragic one-ton male calf had become an overnight celebrity after being discovered in the pool with his own Twitter account and rolling news coverage.