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Elephant Tramples Man to Death, Drags Body Away
Abner Petrus lost his life as he and his family tried to chase a herd of elephants away from their farm.Abner Petrus, 46, is reported to have lost his life after one of the animals attacked him from behind. The incident took place when Petrus, along with his wife and his daughter, made attempts to drive a group out of their pearl millet field on Saturday.
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an allegeddied during the weekend, after being trampled by a herd of while trying to flee Rangers with two accomplices, in the famous Kruger Park in , we learned on Monday to the Parks Department (Sanpark).
The body of a man "trampled", was discovered Sunday, said Spokesman for Sanpark, Isaac Phaahla. Saturday, the guards of the National Park have spotted men suspected of being poachers during a patrol and started them. "The person killed and his accomplices flee the Rangers when they met a herd of elephants during breeding", explained the parks authorities in a statement.
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hunters in their flight, they "dropped an ax and a bag containing Provisions, "adds SanPark. According to Isaac Phaahla, these men probably chased thein the protected natural park. The Rangers have managed to stop a trio member. The third suspect, always sought, would have been injured in the eye. A rifle has also been found. Police opened an investigation.
South Africa, which houses nearly 80% of the world's rhinoceros population, has seen the number of specimens killed decrease for the sixth consecutive year.
But the poachers, responding to the strong demand for the rhinoceros horns in Asia, where they are used for their alleged virtues, in traditional medicine or as aphrodisiacs, continue their raids and attacks.
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