Colombia stated a plan to maneuver 70 hippos to sanctuaries abroad would value $3.5 million.
Drug lord Pablo Escobar, who was shot useless by police in 1993, illegally imported unique animals into the nation, together with numerous hippos, within the Nineteen Eighties.
After his loss of life, the hippos roamed freely, and a rising inhabitants, believed to be the biggest herd outdoors of Africa, took over the countryside close to his former ranch.
Authorities hope to switch a few of the hippos within the coming months, together with 10 to Mexico and 60 to India.
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