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Rhino poacher stamped to death by elephant, eaten by lion

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Posted By: MissMolly, 4/7/2019 5:23:24 AM

An elephant trampled a suspected rhino poacher to death and his remains were devoured by a lion, according to the South African National Parks. The incident took place Tuesday at Kruger National Park and his remains were recovered two days later, officials said. The deceased’s family told authorities his accomplices told them the man had been killed. The four accomplices fled the scene but were later arrested and are in custody. After the family was informed, they called the park and head ranger Don English formed a search party.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: PChristopher 4/7/2019 5:30:20 AM (No. 26062)
Good! Poachers should get what they dish out! Verminous scum!
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Osprey21 4/7/2019 5:45:34 AM (No. 26059)
Karma is a b!tch.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Highlander 4/7/2019 5:46:08 AM (No. 26074)
If it weren’t for stupid Asians and their preoccupations with sexual performance, there wouldn’t be poachers.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: bighambone 4/7/2019 6:01:20 AM (No. 26081)
The Democrats will probably claim that the poacher was a MAGA hat wearing Trump supporter, that some low information identity based Democrat constitutency group members will believe. But no physical evidence of that can be produced because a lion ate the hat!
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Reply 5 - Posted by: M2 4/7/2019 6:05:36 AM (No. 26078)
Bad karma, whew.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: BirdsNest 4/7/2019 6:09:45 AM (No. 26072)
Darwin Award.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Troutgreen 4/7/2019 6:21:06 AM (No. 26076)
Zumtimes zee bool...he ween....
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Reply 8 - Posted by: PostAway 4/7/2019 6:23:13 AM (No. 26058)
I just love a feel-good story first thing in the morning!
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Reply 9 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 4/7/2019 6:27:27 AM (No. 26056)
And I sometimes think I have problems at work...
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Reply 10 - Posted by: MickTurn 4/7/2019 7:03:37 AM (No. 26077)
Great News...the only better news would be if the same Elephant and Lion paid a visit to the Democrap Convention!
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Reply 11 - Posted by: franq 4/7/2019 7:24:58 AM (No. 26053)
Too bad Gary Larson retired.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: planetgeo 4/7/2019 7:25:11 AM (No. 26054)
Sorry, my bad. I thought this was going to be a story about Brennan.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: 4Justice 4/7/2019 7:27:43 AM (No. 26075)
Now that´s justice!
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Reply 14 - Posted by: FleetUSA 4/7/2019 7:31:31 AM (No. 26073)
It is "stampeded" not "stamped"
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Reply 15 - Posted by: secondtimelucky 4/7/2019 7:42:34 AM (No. 26060)
Karma actually bit the guy in the azz. And the head. And the shoulder. And the leg...
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Reply 16 - Posted by: ussjimmycarter 4/7/2019 7:45:58 AM (No. 26051)
I hope he was still slightly alive and conscience when the lion started chomping down!
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Reply 17 - Posted by: rinohunter 4/7/2019 7:55:37 AM (No. 26079)
I hate when that happens....
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Reply 18 - Posted by: mobyclik 4/7/2019 8:45:44 AM (No. 26061)
´´Her Kartunga, hold my beer, watch while I kill that rhi……...ARRRGGGHHHHH!!!!!!´´
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Reply 19 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 4/7/2019 9:23:06 AM (No. 26069)
I´m confused. Should the elephant be named Karma? Or the lion? Either way it sounds like teamwork!
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Reply 20 - Posted by: jacksin5 4/7/2019 9:41:32 AM (No. 26052)
Today,on Mutual of Omaha´s Wild Kingdom......
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Jethro bo 4/7/2019 9:54:30 AM (No. 26064)
Is this a metaphor for Trump? Is Trump the RINO poacher and the ´Elephant´ is the Deep State Rebublicans and the lion the Democrats in the House?
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Reply 22 - Posted by: red1066 4/7/2019 10:20:03 AM (No. 26055)
This sounds like a Super Dave Osbourne episode.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Rumblehog 4/7/2019 10:33:59 AM (No. 26082)
Sometimes you´re the poacher, and sometimes you´re the poached. I hope it wasn´t too quick a death for him.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: zzzghy 4/7/2019 10:59:09 AM (No. 26063)
I love animals for a lot more than just because they taste good.

They can get things done without the corrupted interference of courts and government; a skill long-lost to Homo sapiens.

“Entering Kruger National Park illegally and on foot is not wise, it holds many dangers and this incident is evidence of that," Glenn Phillips, Managing Executive of the KNP, said. "It is very sad to see the daughters of the diseased mourning the loss of their father, and worse still, only being able to recover very little of his remains.”

I like that. Maybe they can stitch together an umbrella stand out of whatever is left of this piece of trash.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: Pepper Tree 4/7/2019 11:13:05 AM (No. 26065)
I like the lion ending to this. A lot. In fact, it seems a good solution to the high expense of feeding big cats in wild animal compounds.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: walcb 4/7/2019 11:15:54 AM (No. 26071)
Quoting Nelson "Ha Ha".
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Reply 27 - Posted by: DVC 4/7/2019 11:17:00 AM (No. 26080)
Poachers are evil, he got what he deserved. Never confuse a poacher with hunters, please.

Some countries in African hunt poachers and shoot them on sight. Works for me. I hunted Africa legally, and spent four days in Kruger Park, a wonderful place really teeming with amazing animals.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: MeiDei 4/7/2019 12:40:46 PM (No. 26067)
To save a rhino the elephant takes down the poacher and the lion does his best to hide the evidence - something prophetic about that - maybe more poetic.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: snakeoil 4/7/2019 12:50:15 PM (No. 26057)
Some days it doesn´t pay to get out of bed.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: Hazymac 4/7/2019 1:21:50 PM (No. 26066)
Ya like to see that. How did that old commercial go? "Oh, the watch!" Even Chef on South Park, ready to have his characxter killed off after being brainwashed by the Super Adventure Club, died the way a comic character should, suffering burns and a high fall before being dismembered by a mountain lion and a grizzly bear. The decedent at South Africa´s Kruger NP got it worse than Chef, and he got it for real, food for more than mere thought.

During the family´s month long visit to Kenya with its wonderful wildlife and wilderness areas, the tourists´ vans in some parks could also have onboard a uniformed warden with an impressive sniper´s rifle across his lap.

After having had a flat tire less than 100 yards from a pride of twenty or so lions, our heroic driver had to get out with the ranger to cover him, and change the tire with four of us inside. The lions just lazed about and made no moves toward our intrepid driver Haron. Once we were back underway I asked the ranger if he carried the rifle to protect us from dangerous animals like lions. He replied that the rifle´s purpose was to protect animals and kill poachers. Kenyan national parks were and probably still are patrolled by armed sharpshooters in khaki uniforms, delivering instantaneous justice to poachers at 3,000 feet per second, making future prosecution or appeal rather superfluous.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: fayebeck 4/7/2019 5:41:11 PM (No. 26068)
#24 mourning "diseased" father....Probably means "deceased".
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Reply 32 - Posted by: DVC 4/8/2019 1:56:14 AM (No. 26070)
It is always good to have a poacher killed, by whatever means.

We took an three hour walking tour in Kruger National Park, saw elephants, lion tracks, rhino tracks. Two rangers led us, one at the front of our line of walking people, one at the back. Each had a .458 Winchester "elephant rifle", loaded and extra ammo.

When one would be explaining some tracks or animals we were seeing, the other was head up, looking around, rifle ready.

I asked if they ever had to shoot, and they said, "Sometimes". I asked if rhino or elephant did ´false charges´ like our grizzly bears will often do. The ranger looked amazed and said, "No, when they charge, we begin shooting. There are no false charges here."

It was very interesting to walk through that country, because otherwise, it was absolutely necessary to stay inside the car except inside the electric fenced compounds where we ate and slept. Kruger is 99% ruled by the animals, and one must not forget that.
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