Pablo Escobar’s Hippos Thrive in Colombia’s Post-Drug War Paradise

The war on cocaine might be over in Colombia, but Pablo Escobar’s legacy continues – with his hippos. The drug lord had them transported from Africa to his private zoo 30 years ago, but with ample vegetation and no predators, an exponential growth in the hippo population is threatening daily suburban life. National Geographic has the inside scoop on this post-drug war crisis.

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