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Monday, April 19, 2021

A suspected poacher was trampled to death by a herd of elephants in South Africa's Kruger National Park on Saturday, according to a statement by South African National Parks published Sunday. Three suspected poachers were attempting to flee Kruger National Park rangers when they ran into a breeding herd of elephants, the statement said.

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Excellent!!

#1 | Posted by AMERICANUNITY at 2021-04-19 05:30 PM | Reply

LOL

More of this please :)

#2 | Posted by billy_boy at 2021-04-19 08:12 PM | Reply

Trample cam would be lit!

#3 | Posted by bored at 2021-04-19 08:17 PM | Reply

Does that qualify as a stupid prize?

#4 | Posted by REDIAL at 2021-04-19 08:45 PM | Reply

Fair is fair arm the animals.

#5 | Posted by TaoWarrior at 2021-04-19 08:57 PM | Reply

Does that qualify as a stupid prize?
#4 | POSTED BY REDIAL

I'd say instant-karma prize.

#6 | Posted by rstybeach11 at 2021-04-19 09:48 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

Poacher out for elefelantss gets chased by uniforms, eludes said uniforms by darting to elefelant ----, and...

Ladies and gents, we have a Darwin Awards contendah!

#7 | Posted by Doc_Sarvis at 2021-04-20 04:43 AM | Reply

Celebrating the death of a desperate African. We've hit Peak White.

#8 | Posted by sitzkrieg at 2021-04-20 08:14 AM | Reply

#8

And the Bill Frist Award for discerning information not in evidence goes to...

#9 | Posted by Doc_Sarvis at 2021-04-20 08:28 AM | Reply

You think non-Africans fly to Africa to get chased by the Game Wardens that were former poachers? FFS Doc lol

#10 | Posted by sitzkrieg at 2021-04-20 09:50 AM | Reply

I don't care how desperate they are. Snuff em. Endangered species are more important than desperate Africans. The answer is better support for poverty stricken populations and more jobs. If people want to kill rhinos for fun or profit they should be supressed with extreme prejudice,be they white,black,Asian, whatever.

#11 | Posted by Effeteposer at 2021-04-20 11:45 AM | Reply

#10 | Posted by sitzkrieg

I am not going to say they weren't "desperate" it is possible they were. However I tend to believe that greed is driving them. A REASONABLY sized pair of elephant tusks (100 pounds) can fetch $150k as ivory is over $1500/pound now. A LARGE male set can be over 250 pounds. Figure how far a good chunk of that goes with 3 poachers. Keep in mind simply Ivory PRODUCTS sell for over $3000/pound and intricate carvings for much more.

Don't forget there are rhino horns they are after too. Rhino horn is worth more than gold.

#12 | Posted by GalaxiePete at 2021-04-20 02:53 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

#10

Read what I wrote.
Comprehension is important.
Work on it.

#13 | Posted by Doc_Sarvis at 2021-04-20 05:42 PM | Reply

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