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A group of hippopotamuses in Kenya (unaffiliated with the cocaine trade). Image credit: Volodymyr Burdiak/Shutterstock

Colombian Drug Lord’s Escaped Hippos Caused Chaos

During the eighties of last century, Pablo Escobar had been regarded as the “king of cocaine,” until in 1993, he was shot dead after a a fatal gun battle with the international police team. Besides his title of the Colombia drug lord, he has also left another legacy: pet hippos […]

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Image credit: A submerged hippo at the Memphis Zoo. Alexdi/Wikimedia

Watch This Video: A Hippo Rescues a Drowning Zebra

The hippo has been listed by National Geographic as list one of extraordinary unpredictable and the most deadly mammals in Africa, where you can also find other same dangerous animals, such as cheetahs, hyenas and lions. Due to the fact that the hippo is accountable for more human deaths compared with than any […]

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Technical Challenges to Castrate Hippos

Technical Challenges to Castrate Hippos

The hippopotamus is one of the world’s largest creatures on land, only elephants and some species of rhino are larger. Hippos are usually very aggressive – they are legendarily bad tempered and totally unafraid of humans. In Africa, they are responsible for the majority of wildlife deaths. Although hippos are […]

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