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Colombia Drug Lord's Hippos Poo Too Much


They’re thriving, pooping, and fouling up the water around the drug lord’s former estate. Free to roam, the four original hippos multiplied into dozens that have been ambling around the Magdalena River Basin since 1993. They’ve been spotted more than 90 miles from Escobar’s estate, leaving prodigious droppings all the way.