By: Leon Kwasi Kuntuo-Asare
It would seem that the hunter got hunted, killed and then eaten. Apparently, the poacher entered the Kruger National Park in South Africa illegally to attempt to poach an African rhino for its horn, which are very valuable on the black market in certain parts of Asian.
According to a report by the BBC:
“Kruger National Park has an ongoing problem with poaching and there remains a strong demand for rhino horn in Asian countries.”
Reportedly while trying to snipe a rhino, and in the commotion he was trampled by an African elephant, and and then was eaten by lions. Authorities only recovered his skull and some remains of his trousers.
According to the same article by the BBC:
“On Saturday, Hong Kong airport authorities seized the biggest haul of rhino horn in five years, valued at $2.1m (£1.6m).”
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