An allegedly illegal elephant hunter was trampled to death by a pachyderm when he tried to escape from the zoo. Kruger National Park, In South Africa. According to reports, when they crossed the trail with a group of elephants and their young man, the man fled the park guard accompanied by two accomplices. South Africa National Park.
When the guards found the suspicious trail and decided to look for the suspect along the trail, they were conducting routine patrols in the area.Their search produced results, and they found Three people tried to escapeAccording to a Twitter thread from the official account of the Kruger Reserve, they asked for reinforcements.
When the suspicious poachers realized that they had been spotted, they put down an axe and a bag of supplies to escape the attack of the pursuers.One of the accomplices was arrested, and IThe authorities are still looking for a third personIn the same statement posted on the social network, confirmed by Gareth Coleman, the head of the park.
One of the suspects notified the agents that the team had encountered a herd of elephants and warned them that he was not sure whether his accomplices managed to escape. despite this, His partner was “stomped on”According to a statement from Kruger Park, unfortunately he died of casualties.
In addition to the axe and ammunition, the authorities also recovered a shotgun and other supplies May be used for illegal collection of ivory, Strictly prohibited by international conventions. Kruger Park is one of the main protected areas of the African continent and is famous for its abundance of elephants, lions, rhinos, leopards and buffaloes.