This is what you call a double whamy! You woke up and set out to go poach (a nice word for stealing) rhino’s only to get yourself trampled on by elephants. The story just does not stop there. A pride of lions then come by seeing you all battered up decided it would be good to gobble you all up. All happened at Kruger National Park, South Africa.
His accomplice poachers were left to break the sad story to the victim’s family. The search party after struggling to find the dead man stumble on a skull that bore some resemblance to his poaching head PLUS a pair of recognizable trousers on thursday.
The managing executive of the park extended his condolences to the family.”Entering Kruger National Park illegally and on foot is not wise,” he said. “It holds many dangers and this incident is evidence of that.”
Kruger National Park has an ongoing problem with poaching and there remains a strong demand for rhino horn in Asian countries.
On Saturday, Hong Kong airport authorities seized the biggest haul of rhino horn in five years, valued at $2.1m (£1.6m). WOW!