Posts Tagged ‘Hacienda Napoles’

Hippopotamuses are time bomb

August 27, 2009

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…)


The tragical death of Pablo’s hippo Pepe

July 23, 2009

A few weeks ago something happened that many had feared. One of Pablo Escobar’s hippopotamuses that had escaped from his Hacienda Nápoles, was killed. It was Pepe, the male hippo that had disappeared. People in this region in Colombia only knew where his ‘wife’ and their baby were.Pepe en soldaten 0709 (more…)

Colombia tobt over Pablo’s nijlpaarden

March 28, 2009

nijlpaarden-napoles-0309De bekendste Colombiaanse drugsbaron, Pablo Escobar, is al meer dan 15 jaar dood, maar in het stroomgebied van Colombia’s grootste rivier, de Magdalena, loopt nog een erfenis van hem rond, een stuk of twintig nijlpaarden. (more…)

Pablo Escobar’s male hippo is gone

March 25, 2009

According to Wikipedia the hippo opens its mouth when it feels threatened

According to Wikipedia the hippo opens its mouth when it feels threatened

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…)

Hippopotamuses are killing

December 11, 2008

There is more news about my favorite subject: drugs lord Pablo Escobar’s hippopotamuses that live around his former Hacienda Napoles in Colombia. El Tiempo writes that they are killing cattle in order to mark their territory.nijlpaard-0109 (more…)

After Pablo Escobar’s hippopotamuses

December 8, 2008


Some farmers near the Magdalena River in Colombia found tracks of Pablo Escobar‘s hippopotamuses, as the daily newspaper El Tiempo wrote. (more…)