South Africa: Poacher killed by elephant then eaten by lions

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There are round 2,000 lions in Kruger Nationwide Park

A suspected rhino poacher has been trampled on by an elephant then eaten by a satisfaction of lions in Kruger Nationwide Park, South Africa.

Confederate poachers informed the sufferer’s household that he had been killed by an elephant on Tuesday. Relations notified the park ranger.

A search celebration struggled to search out the physique however finally discovered a human cranium and a pair of trousers on Thursday.

The managing govt of the park prolonged his condolences to the household.

“Coming into Kruger Nationwide Park illegally and on foot is just not clever,” he stated. “It holds many risks and this incident is proof of that.”

Kruger Nationwide Park has an ongoing downside with poaching and there stays a robust demand for rhino horn in Asian nations.

On Saturday, Hong Kong airport authorities seized the most important haul of rhino horn in 5 years, valued at $2.1m (£1.6m).

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