Lions eat suspected poacher in South Africa

A suspected poacher was mauled to demise and eaten by a pack of lions near the Kruger Nationwide Park in South Africa, police mentioned Monday, including that little was left of the sufferer’s physique.

The stays had been discovered on the weekend within the bush at a personal recreation park close to Hoedspruit within the northern province of Limpopo, the place animals have been poached in rising numbers over latest years.

“It appears the sufferer was poaching within the recreation park when he was attacked and killed by lions. They ate his physique, practically all of it, and simply left his head and a few stays,” Limpopo police spokesman Moatshe Ngoepesaid.

A loaded searching rifle was discovered close to the physique on Saturday morning. Police are attempting to ascertain the sufferer’s identification.

Final yr, a number of lions had been discovered poisoned close to a farm in the identical province with their heads and paws sawn off.

A lion lies down in his precinct within the Shamwari Recreation Reserve, some 80km northeast of Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Photograph: Agence France-Presse

Lion physique elements are utilized in conventional medication.

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