The American Hippo Ranch Plan, Part 2


Once the effort to import hippos to the U.S. got the backing of a politician, two men with wild and intertwined histories, Frederick Russel Burnham and Fritz Duquesne, were brought on board to serve as experts and advocates. Read the show notes here.

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Topics in this Podcast: 20th century, offbeat history, hippo ranching, Fritz Duquesne, Frederick Russel Burnham, Robert Broussard, water hyacinth, hippos, Louisiana, Agriculture, meat, culinary history