A suspected poacher in South Africa was mauled to death and almost completely eaten by a pack of lions, according to multiple media reports.The remains were found over the weekend in the bush at a private game park just outside the famed Kruger National Park, which lies in the far northeast of the country.
“It seems the victim was poaching in the game park when he was attacked and killed by lions. They ate his body, nearly all of it, and just left his head and some remains,” police spokesman Moatshe Ngoepe said. Police are trying to establish the victim’s identity.
“We are still trying all other means, including the Home Affairs Department, to get his history, which may lead us to his residential place.The process of identifying the deceased has already commenced and it might be made possible by the fact that his head is among the remains that were found at the scene” he added.