Outrage after Beloved Hippo is Battered to Death in Zoo

Welcome to El Salvador, one of the most violent countries in the world, where even Hippos aren’t safe:

A much loved hippopotamus called Gustavito has died after being savagely beaten in El Salvador’s national zoo, sending shockwaves around the country.

Attackers apparently broke into his enclosure on Tuesday night and beat him with metal bars, rocks, knives and an ice pick, leaving him covered in bruises and puncture wounds.

More here!

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