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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP01 Mar 2019 9:18 p.m. PST

Sounds interesting…

"In 1909, the United States was suffering a shortage of meat. At the same time, Louisiana's waterways were being choked by invasive water hyacinth. Louisiana Congressman Robert F. Broussard proposed an ingenious solution to both those problems: Import hippos to eat the water hyacinth; then, eat the hippos.

Luckily for the United States in our timeline, the fact that hippos are ill-tempered apex predators not amenable to being ranched was pointed out, the American Hippo Bill failed to pass by a single vote, and consequently, we don't have hippos casually chomping on passers-by due to a lack of their usual forage. Sarah Gailey's imagined United States, however, are differently fortuned."…"


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JMcCarroll02 Mar 2019 3:29 p.m. PST

They kill more people then any other animal in Africa each year!

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP03 Mar 2019 9:36 p.m. PST

You are right….

I consider it as a good Pulp figure…


Old Wolfman05 Mar 2019 8:19 a.m. PST

I'm sure Fiona is always on her best behavior.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP05 Mar 2019 12:04 p.m. PST



Mithmee14 Mar 2019 12:56 p.m. PST

Plus you never want to be standing behind one ever.

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