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#1 LFC

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Posted 06 July 2018 - 08:16 AM

Score one for the animals!

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A pride of lions ate a group of poachers after they broke into a game reserve earlier this week in South Africa to hunt rhinoceroses.

Three men were believed to have been eaten alive by the predators sometime between Sunday night and Monday morning after they entered the Sibuya Game Reserve in Kenton-on-Sea to hunt rhinos, Nick Fox, the park’s owner, told Newsweek.

After the incident, authorities recovered the remains of their parts, three pairs of shoes, wire cutters, high-powered hunting rifles fitted with silencers and a type of ax that is commonly used by poachers to remove rhino horns.

“The only body part we found was one skull and one bit of pelvis, everything else was completely gone,” Fox said. “There is so little left that they don’t know exactly how many people were killed, we suspect three because we found three sets of shoes and three sets of gloves.”

Fox also revealed that rhino poaching groups usually consist of three people.

Although Fox admits that the incident was tragic, he also noted that it should send a “message” to other poachers who risk their lives to hunt game in his reserve.

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Posted 07 July 2018 - 06:46 PM

I confess that should I have caught them prior to their "unfortunate" contribution to leonid nutrition, I would have taken their weapons and vehicle and left them on foot to hike out. Who knows? They might have encounter rhinos! Would that have been luck or what?
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Posted 09 July 2018 - 11:12 AM

Sometimes there is justice in this world.

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Posted 10 July 2018 - 09:58 AM

Don't worry about them, I hear the Thai navy is working on a way to get them out.
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Posted 07 April 2019 - 04:03 PM

Another one down.

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A rhino poacher hunting rhinoceros illegally in South Africa’s Kruger National Park was trampled to death by elephants and then eaten by lions, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The man was hunting with three other poachers who alerted authorities about the incident. The park security crew then found the man’s skull and pants. The park manager, Glenn Phillips, told the local newspaper Letaba Herald he was sorry about the death, but warned that illegal poaching comes with risks. “Entering Kruger National Park illegally and on foot is not wise, it holds many dangers and this incident is evidence of that,” park manager Glenn Phillips told the local newspaper Letaba Herald. “It is very sad to see the daughters of the deceased mourning the loss of their father, and worse still, only being able to recover very little of his remains.”

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Posted 07 April 2019 - 04:56 PM

Well, it could be better. For instance, how about those famous big-game hunters the Trump Brothers?
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Posted 07 April 2019 - 05:13 PM

Eh, sometimes the tribe speaks. The Trumps never get into a mano-a-mano situation. They're there for the "experience" and the story at the Club- and are extremely protected.

This last jerk? While it's a bit sickening to think about just a skull and a pair of pants left, it's also real justice, in the wild. I feel nothing but contempt for the folks who are out there poaching. Sometimes, you just get what you deserve.
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Posted 09 April 2019 - 11:03 AM

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Posted 09 April 2019 - 12:17 PM

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" 'Individual conscience' means that women only get contraceptives if their employers, their physicians, their pharmacists, their husbands and/or fathers, pastors, and possibly their mayors, Governors, State Secretaries of Health, Congressmen, Senators, and President all agree that in that particular case they're justifiable." --D.C. Sessions

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