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Pablo Escobar’s hippos: A growing problem

A herd of hippopotamuses once owned by the late Colombian drug baron Pablo Escobar has been taking over the countryside near his former ranch
posted by T.D. Strange on Jun 26, 2014 - 36 comments

Hippo ranching in Louisiana, proposed in 1910 by two adversarial spies

The United States is dealing with a booming population and shortage of good rangeland to raise cattle, paired with an increase in foreign demand for beef, resulting in a spike in the cost of meat. Frederick Burnham and Fritz Duquesne, formerly sworn enemies, put aside their grievances to answer the meat question, and an unrelated invasion of the Brazilian Water Hyacinth in one fell swoop with the the introduction of African Hippopotamuses to the bayous of Louisiana. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Jun 6, 2014 - 45 comments

Hippo potty humor

Measuring the fecal output of hippos. If you wanted to spend the first day of July watching a timelapse video of a Hippo enclosure being cleaned, filled & then dirtied again, you've come to the right place. Full details of the research being done are on this blog post.
posted by mostlymuppet on Jul 1, 2013 - 20 comments

Experience: I was swallowed by a hippo

Time passes very slowly when you're in a hippo's mouth.
posted by Zarkonnen on May 6, 2013 - 47 comments

Dariusz Klimczak

Kwadrart. Mesmerizing Patterns Constructed Within Surreal Landscapes by Dariusz Klimczak.
posted by homunculus on Apr 27, 2013 - 2 comments

Diminutive Hippopotamus Amphibius

The Tiny Hippo
posted by misha on Mar 17, 2012 - 38 comments

Eww. Tunnel of love?

So you're a hippo expert are you? You've seen the excellent hippo flash and hippo fight video at pbs. You're bored by the surprisingly tame hippo courtship video. You may even know that cannibalism may be responsbile for anthrax in hippos. But did you know about the species of leech that breeds exclusively in their rectum? Yeah, I thought not. More here on page 28 [pdf].
posted by hindmost on Sep 25, 2005 - 22 comments

Hippo Cannibals Ruin It For the

Cannibalism May Have Spread Anthrax in Hippos
posted by mcgraw on Dec 20, 2004 - 16 comments

Pink Hippo

Worst. Toy. Ever.
posted by PenDevil on Jan 28, 2004 - 30 comments

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