Pablo Escobar's African Hippos are Running Amok in Colombia

June 30, 2014 6:47 PM

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African hippos are running amok in Colombia and it's all because of Pablo Escobar.

Prior to his death in 1993, Escobar had the idea to start a zoo on his sprawling estate, Hacienda Nápoles. Giraffes, ostriches, elephants, ponies, zebras, hippopotamuses and other exotic animals mingled on the man-made lakes and fields in the complex, according to Uncover California.

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