Lions killed in South Africa after escape from Kruger National Park

On July 13th, BBC News reported a farmer living near Kruger National Park (KNP) shot dead one of the males when he found all three eating one of his cows, a parks spokeswoman said. He wounded another and a third ran away, Janine Raftopoulos added. A search party of rangers decided to put down the … Continue reading Lions killed in South Africa after escape from Kruger National Park

Five lions flee from Kruger National Park

Armed South African wildlife rangers and police scoured farmland around a small town near the Mozambican border last Tuesday for five lions that escaped from the country’s main national park. The animals broke free from the Kruger Park last Monday morning close to Komatipoort, a community of about 5,000 people. “We believe it is five … Continue reading Five lions flee from Kruger National Park