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Pablo Escobar's Home - Hacienda Napoles

When he was a drug lord, Escobar built a palatial estate in Colombia which he called Hacienda Napoles. He maintained a private zoo, at the home, which also included reconstructed dinosaurs.  In addition to other animals, he imported a herd of hippos.

This clip, from a National Geographic film on Escobar, pays a visit to his once impressive estate and tracks what happened to the hippos.

Today, Escobar's former home is a theme park which attracts about 50,000 visitors a year. 

See, also:

Pablo Escobar Avoids Arrest


Pablo Escobar's Last Hours

Defeat of Pablo Escobar

"Sins of My Father," featuring Sebastian Marroquin (Pablo Escobar's son)

 


Media Credits

Clip, from "Killing Pablo," a National Geographic film, online courtesy National Geographic Channel at YouTube.

 

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