Monday, June 24, 2024

Colombia offers Botswana a piece of Pablo Escobar’s legacy

The Botswana government has been offered a unique opportunity to own a piece of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar’s estate. Colombian officials have approached Botswana with an offer to help offload some of the hippos previously owned by Escobar.

Botswana’s Director of the Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP), Dr. Kabelo Senyatso, confirmed  that they had received an email asking whether they would be interested in receiving the hippos.

“We wrote back asking for a detailed proposal on the matter,” Senyatso said, but they had not yet received the proposal at the time of going to press.

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