Lions ‘eat’ rhino poachers at South African game reserve

AT least three poachers who broke into a South African game reserve to kill a herd of rhinos were attacked and eaten by a pride of lions, it was revealed on Thursday.

At least three hunters were believed to have been killed by the pride with one head recovered at the scene along with a number of body parts.

Park staff discovered the body remnants at the Sibuya Game Reserve near Kenton-on-Sea on Tuesday and called in a helicopter to search the area for more poachers, reports The Sun.

When none were found and the area was declared safe, a vet tranquillised the six lions in the pride so police and staff could go inside and recover the remains of the poachers.

Owner Nick Fox, 60, said: “We found enough body parts and three pairs of empty shoes which suggest to us that the lions ate at least three of…

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