Contradictions of life. Colombia’s most famous drugs trafficker Pablo Escobar left the country with a very special plague: a little less than 30 hippopotamuses. South African experts have advised to kill some animals and to try to sterilize the rest. But a month ago a hippopotamus girl was born: Matilde, and she seems to have been rejected by her mother. (more…)
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African experts who have come to Colombia to investigate the more than 20 hippopotamuses that are in the country say the huge beasts are a time bomb. Not only are they a threath to people who live in their territory, also do they change the biodiversity in the region because of their own biological pecularities, the two African experts say. (more…)
Within a month after Pablo Escobar’s hippopotamus Pepe’s tragical death, Colombia’s Environment Minister announces that his mate, Matilda, probably died as well. According to him, some villagers of the area where she is supposed te be roaming with her baby Hip, killed her. She was, says the minister, a danger to the people.
New aids news from Colombia. Molecular biologist Roberto Giraldo told Caracol Radio that HIV doesn’t exist and that aids is not sexually transmitted. He says it is a toxic disease that is transmitted by ‘toxic persons’. As a consequence the immunological system of the intoxicated person is destroyed. (more…)
News about Pablo Escobar’s hippopotamuses, says Colombia’s daily El Tiempo. They are separated. The male escaped after peasants near the small town of Puerto Berrío fired at him. Veterinarians who follow the two hippos which escaped Pablo‘s Hacienda Nápoles 1,5 years ago, suppose the animal escaped through a small river because the rivers have grown after the heavy rains. (more…)
That is the slogan with which the Colombian government tries to convince foreigners that it is worth coming to the country, which has such a bad reputation: war, violence, guerrilla, drugs. (more…)