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One of these species flourished and now lurks in the Colombian countryside. As a dangerous and potentially aggressive invader, hippos are claiming territory in the rivers of Colombia. Join National Geographic WILD for an exclusive look at the so-called 'cocaine hippos' and the battle to try and control this thriving African visitor. After his death, the exotic pets in drug lord Pablo Escobar’s private zoo are left to fend for themselves. The former cocaine smuggler’s hippos run rampant through the Colombian countryside.


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