Posts Tagged ‘Escobar’

It turns out that Colombians didn’t like my idea to turn their country into a hippo reserve (see this blog post). Instead, they’ve decided to kill all the hippos that are currently on the loose there. Well, there are only three, but Colombia’s environmental agency ordered them killed anyway. Last Friday, Colombian citizens were shocked […]

Imagine my surprise when I learned that hippos are now considered an invasive species! We are all used to thinking of hippos as endangered animals – how could they possibly be invasive? Turns out, this is only a problem in the South American jungle country of Colombia, and only on the estate of the late […]