In a wild twist, Pablo Escobar’s exotic pets, hippos, are now a growing problem in Colombia. Once four, they’ve multiplied to over 100, threatening local wildlife with their toxic habits. While scientists call for action, the public loves these “cocaine giants,” even planning a theme park. Culling is a grim option, but the hippos are on the move, spreading their charm far and wide

Pablo Escobar’s “Cocaine Hippos” Pose Serious Threat to Colombia’s Environment