Bounty Hunters take down wanted Hippo

Bounty Hunters take down wanted Hippo

Medellín : Colombia | Jul 11, 2009 at 12:59 PM PDT
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In Columbia bounty hunters have shot dead a Hippo that fled from a private zoo owned by former drugs baron Pablo Escobar.

The Hippo, along with two others escaped back in 2006 but has only just been located and killed. Authorities wanted the animals dead as they believed the the African born animals posed a sizeable risk the residents of the area.

The Hippo endured the same fate as their former owner Pablo Escobar who was shot dead more than a decade ago.

The private zoo still contains several hundred exotic animals.

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