South Africa: Suspected rhino poachers eaten by lions

Alleged rhino poachers mauled to death by lions in South Africa

The reserve's statement said it is clear the poachers had walked into a pride of six lions and that some of the poachers, if not all, were killed.

These lions mauled to death alleged rhino poachers in South Africa.

Captain Mali Govender, a police spokesperson, shared that detectives are undergoing an investigation to determine if more people were eaten than they presume.

Anti-poaching rangers on a routine patrol in the Sibuya Game Reserve, near Kenton-on-Sea in Eastern Province, found the remains of the hunters, along with high-powered rifles, an axe, wire-cutters and enough food and water for several days.

One head and a number of bloodied body parts and limbs have been recovered from the area, along with three pairs of empty shoes. At the same time, the handler heard a loud commotion coming from the lions, which she then suspected was the reasoning behind why the dog got her attention to begin with. The lions had reportedly been heard making noise in the early morning hours on Monday.

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"The axe that was found on the scene is what is used to by these poachers to hack off the horn after they kill the animal", he added.

According to Sibuya Game Reserve's owner Nick Fox, a group of at least three poachers entered their property overnight on July 2.

Since the incident, police have been patrolling the area on the chance that any of the poachers survived.

While no one can not be sure what the unauthorized party of hunters might have been doing, "We're nearly 100% sure this is connected to rhino poaching", Fox told Fox News.

"Although we will continue to be extremely vigilant we remain positive that this incident will not necessitate any changes to the status quo", he said. According to The South African, there have already been nine rhinos killed this year in the Eastern Cape alone, and investigators have reason to believe that there are two groups of poachers responsible for the killings.


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