The hippos have been taking over the countryside near his former ranch, endangering native animals while also leaving farmers and fisherman fearing for their safety. Photo: AP

Colombia has a hippopotamus problem – thanks to Pablo Escobar

  • Authorities worried that descendants of the four hippos brought to country by infamous drug lord could attack people
  • One option being considered is to sterilise the animals to stop them from breeding
Topic |   Americas

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The hippos have been taking over the countryside near his former ranch, endangering native animals while also leaving farmers and fisherman fearing for their safety. Photo: AP
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