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But all these have been reduced to nothing by the hippos," said Mr Waburaka.
The species include hippos, crocodiles, elephants, cattle, donkeys, goats, horses and buffaloes among others while some fishermen also use the pond to make a living.
The hippos have killed over four people and injured four others in the last one year, leading to an outcry by residents of the area that action be taken to avert more.
We also see the sensitive side of the hippos as they mate, nuzzling each other in the water.
A pregnant hippo leaves her pod to give birth alone in shallow waters - some time later, the baby hippo pops his head above the surface of the water.
We also see the sensitive side of hippos as they mate, nuzzling each other in the water.
"This cull, if it goes ahead, feeds the narrative that there are too many hippos - and this is not the case.
A 66-year-old Chinese tourist was killed by a hippo while he was taking pictures of Lake Naivasha, north-west of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, wildlife officials said on Sunday.
The man was taking pictures on the shores of Lake Naivasha when he was attacked by a hippo. Rising water levels at the lake have led to a rise in hippo attacks which have claimed six lives this year, local media said.A Chinese tourist died after being attacked by a hippo on the shores of Lake Naivasha in Kenya, the Kenya Wildlife Service said on Twitter on Sunday.
Mike Shriberg, Great Lakes regional director for the National Wildlife Federation, said conservationists see celebrity-type attention to Fiona that glosses over the serious challenges for hippos and other animals facing shrinking habitats and illegal hunting.