12 Feb '18, 8pm

Suspected poacher eaten by pack of lions in South Africa

Suspected poacher eaten by pack of lions in South Africa

The moral of the story is: Don't go out and try to shoot lions. It would be untoward to celebrate the violent death of anyone – this is not a victory lap, there will be no "just deserts" jokes (she says, making the joke without making the joke). But the reality is hard to deny: If you're going to sneak into a nature preserve at night and try to illegally kill a rare and dangerous wild animal, well, there may be consequences. And those consequences might be getting mauled to death and eaten. And such is the news from a private South African game reserve near Hoedspruit in the northern province of Limpopo, where more and more animals have been killed illegally over the past few years. The suspected poacher was killed by the lions near the Kruger National Park in South Africa, police said, adding that little was left of the victim's body, reports AFP . "It seems the victim wa...

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