Lions eat suspected rhino poachers on African game reserve: report

In general, it’s a bad idea to hunt rhinos. The status of species ranges from threatened to critically endangered, and attempts are being made to restore their numbers. In addition, rhinos can also be very aggressive and dangerous — like neutral ground dwellers ahead of Endymion.

But when you consider that African rhinos have neighbors who can get very ornery and hungry (also seen in Mid-City around Carnival time), poaching them is just a stupid idea. That’s what authorities in South Africa are stressing after discovering at least two human bodies among a pride of lions Tuesday (July 3), BBC News reports.

They’re believed to be the remains of poachers because discovered nearby were a hunting rifle with a silencer, a long axe and wire cutters — tools of the trade for rhino…

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