Tuesday, 19 January 2021

DAILY MIRROR: Pablo Escobar's rapidly breeding 'cocaine hippos' must be stopped, scientists say

 Pablo Escobar's "cocaine hippos" must be slaughtered to stop them from ruining Colombia's natural habitat, scientists have claimed.

According to the Telegraph, the hippos were illegally imported by the notorious drug lord, who was shot dead by authorities in 1993, the Telegraph reports

And it now looks like the wild beasts may face the same fate of their original owner as they have become the largest invasive species on the planet.

Hippos pose a threat to wildlife as their urines and faeces are toxic and make other animals, and even humans, sick.

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