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Nature strikes back

Post by John F » Sat Apr 13, 2019 7:22 am

Rhino Poacher Killed by Elephant and Eaten by Lions, Officials Say
By Christopher Mele
April 7, 2019

A man suspected of being a rhino poacher was killed last week by an elephant and his remains devoured by a pride of lions at a South African park, officials said. Rangers at Kruger National Park and other searchers found only a human skull and a pair of pants, the park said in a statement on Friday.

Four of the dead man’s accomplices were arrested, the authorities said. The man’s accomplices told his relatives that they had been in the park to poach rhinos on Tuesday night when he was killed by an elephant, local officials said.

The managing executive of the park, Glenn Phillips, offered his condolences to the family of the dead man, who was not identified. "Entering Kruger National Park illegally and on foot is not wise,” he said in the statement. “It holds many dangers and this incident is evidence of that.”..

Last July, rangers and police officers said that as many as three men suspected of being rhino poachers had been killed by lions at a South African game preserve... ... mi_u=85836
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Re: Nature strikes back

Post by jserraglio » Sat Apr 13, 2019 7:56 am

From CNN via Mother

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