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Colombia struggles with Pablo Escobar's erstwhile hippos

Colombia’s government is struggling to contain a herd of 40 hippos, who were introduced into the country by Pablo Escobar. The drug dealer’s Hippos roam freely through the farmlands that are near his old estate threatening the lives and property of local campesinos. Scientists and farmers are at odds over how to deal with these dangerous animals.

Colombia struggles with Pablo Escobar's erstwhile hippos

Colombia’s government is struggling to contain a herd of 40 hippos, who were introduced into the country by Pablo Escobar. The drug dealer’s Hippos roam freely through the farmlands that are near his old estate threatening the lives and property of local campesinos. Scientists and farmers are at odds over how to deal with these dangerous animals.

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