South African Rhino Poacher Killed by Elephant, Eaten by Lions

April 8, 2019

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What a way to go! A man who illegally entered a national park in South Africa last week to poach a rhinoceros got a lethal taste of his own medicine when he was killed by an elephant and his remains were eaten by a pride of lions. The unidentified poacher was one of five men who illegally entered Kruger National Park on April 1 when "suddenly an elephant attacked and killed one of them," according to Police Brigadier Leonard Hlathi. "His accomplices claimed to have carried his body to the road so that passersby could find it in the morning. They then vanished from the park. Once outside, they reportedly informed a relative of the dead man about their ordeal." While the victim's four accomplices are expected to appear in court, all that's been found of the dead guy's remains are a human skull and a pair of pants.