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Old 07-06-2018, 01:50 AM
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Default Lions kill rhino poachers before they can poach

https://www-m.cnn.com/2018/07/05/wor...rnd/index.html

A certain irony here: Poachers break in to kill rhinos, but a pride of lions get them first...
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Old 07-06-2018, 01:54 AM
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Oh dear, what a tragedy.
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Old 07-06-2018, 01:58 AM
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I hope the lions don't get sick from someone they ate...��
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It's a pity that they weren't run over by a rhino first, but I'll settle for that.
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Has anyone seen Don Jr. lately?
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Wonderful news. Hope it didn't hurt.

I look forward to more.
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Old 07-06-2018, 10:57 PM
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Looks like the lions have been reading the petition

https://www.change.org/p/the-south-a...n-south-africa
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Tragically, they seem not to have been wearing bodycams.
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On afterthought, I tend to think that someone (probably rangers) shot them, and left the carcasses for lion food. Lions are unlikely to have coordinated their attack such as to kill three armed men, unless they panicked and broke, which seems unlikely for professional poachers.

I do hope they dug the bullets out before letting the lions eat them. Don't want anyone chipping a tooth.
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