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.

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