3 June 2019

Suspected Poacher Killed By Elephant, Remains Eaten By Lions In South Africa

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A suspected poacher was recently killed by an Elephant in Kruger National Park. His body was mainly eaten by lions. His family asked the South African National Park service for help with retrieving his body. Only his skull and pants were recovered. The man had four accomplices in his poaching. They were all recently arrested. In recent times, poaching has been on the rise in the preserve. This is yet another reason to not enter the preserve illegally.

Key Takeaways:

  • A man who entered Kruger National Park was killed by an elephant and this remains were then eaten by a pride of lions at the park.
  • The man who was killed had been poaching rhinos in the dark and his family has sought the help of the Park authorities to have his remains.
  • It is noted by Australia’s ABC News that poaching activities in the park has been on the rise recently and the man’s four accomplices have been arrested.

“Glenn Phillips, Kruger National Park’s managing executive, said the man’s death illustrated the “many dangers” of entering the park illegally.”

Read more: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/poacher-killed-by-elephant-kruger-national-park_n_5ca9f80be4b0a00f6d4118b8

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