pablo escobar cocaine hippos

Pablo Escobar’s Cocaine Hippos

Pablo Escobar’s Cocaine Hippos

Fun Fact About Colombia

Pablo Escobar’s Cocaine Hippos.

Did you know that in Colombia, over 100 cocaine hippos have now taken over the countryside.

In the 1970s, Pablo Escobar had 4 hippo’s that he kept as pets.

After his death, the were left to roam free.

Now they have multiplied, causing havoc on the local eco-system.

You can see an incredible video, with Vox searching for the cocaine hippos below:

You can find more fun facts about Colombia on The Life of Jord’s YouTube & TikTok accounts.


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