Globe|February 08, 2021
Drug king’s escaped pets have bred and are now threatening Colombia’s swamps

COCAINE kingpin Pablo Escobar left behind a large legacy in Colombia after he was gunned down by the law in 1993 — a herd of rapidly reproducing hippos that experts say must be killed before they overrun the country!

After the death of the notorious drug lord — whose Medellin Cartel was said to control up to 80 percent of the global cocaine trade in the ’80s — authorities took over his 7,000-acre estate, which included a menagerie of illegally imported beasts.

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