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Jun

Drug lord’s rogue hippos taking over ColombiaPablo Escobar’s legacy of mayhem continues by way of a thriving population of giant African mammals.

Drug lord’s rogue hippos taking over Colombia
Pablo Escobar’s legacy of mayhem continues by way of a thriving population of giant African mammals.

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Dec

Photo of the day: Quaint sewer living for Colombian couple and their dogMiguel Restrepo, 62, helps his dog, Blackie, get out of the abandoned sewer where they live on Dec. 4 in Medellin, Colombia. Restrepo is a homeless former drug addict who has lived underground with his wife Maria Garcia for more than 20 years. Many homeless people in Colombia seek shelter underground due to the drug trafficking and gang violence that plagues Medellin.
See more photos of Blackie and his underground home.

Photo of the day: Quaint sewer living for Colombian couple and their dog
Miguel Restrepo, 62, helps his dog, Blackie, get out of the abandoned sewer where they live on Dec. 4 in Medellin, Colombia. Restrepo is a homeless former drug addict who has lived underground with his wife Maria Garcia for more than 20 years. Many homeless people in Colombia seek shelter underground due to the drug trafficking and gang violence that plagues Medellin.

See more photos of Blackie and his underground home.