Elephants kill suspected poacher in SA’s Kruger park

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A suspected poacher has died after being trampled by elephants in South Africa’s Kruger National Park.

The South African National Parks (SANParks) on Sunday said the deceased and his two colleagues had been running away from the park’s field rangers “when they ran into a breeding herd of elephants”.

SANParks said the rangers arrested one of the suspects, who told them of their encounter with the elephants. He said he was unsure if his colleagues had escaped.

“The rangers discovered his accomplice badly trampled and who had unfortunately succumbed to his injuries,” the park’s body said in a statement.

“The third suspect is said to have been injured in the eye but continued to flee. A rifle was recovered and the case was referred to police, whom together with the pathology team attended…

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3 thoughts on “Elephants kill suspected poacher in SA’s Kruger park

  1. ..”unfortunate that a life had been lost?????”..
    humans are murdering elephants by the zillions..
    ..and losing one of the “murderers” is “unfortunate”?
    I say YAY!..
    ..kill ALL the poachers..
    while I eat my large helping of schadenfreude..
    ..the elephants are the living beings that deserve to live..
    and thrive..

  2. Good news

    From: Exposing the Big Game Reply-To: Exposing the Big Game Date: Monday, April 19, 2021 at 12:19 PM To: louise kane Subject: [New post] Elephants kill suspected poacher in SA’s Kruger park

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