FOURTEEN LIONS are free in South Africa after the animals have escaped from the Kruger National Park
FOURTEEN LIONS are free around the South African city after the animals have escaped from the Kruger National Park
- Fourteen lions have escaped from the Kruger National Park in South Africa
- Officials say they were spotted around a mine eight kilometers away
- Rangers are sent to catch the animals and bring them back to the park
- Locals and employees at the mine have been warned to stay alert
Fourteen lions are in the vicinity of a South African city after the outbreak of the Kruger National Park.
Officials say the pride is supposed to have escaped the park on Thursday and has since been spotted about five miles away at a mine near the town of Phalaborwa.
Rangers are sent to recapture the predators and bring them back to the park, but locals and miners have been warned to be alert at all times.
Fourteen lions escaped from Kruger National Park on Thursday and have since been spotted near a town five miles away, government officials in South Africa have warned (traffic jam)
A spokesperson for the Limpopo province government tweeted: & There is a suspicion that the lions have escaped from Kruger National Park.
& # 39; The Limpopo Department for Economic Development, Environment and Tourism (LEDET) has assigned field guards to keep a close eye on the movements of pride.
& # 39; A meeting between LEDET, The Kruger National Park and Greater Balule concluded that the lions should be captured and released into the park.
& # 39; Employees at Foskor Mine and citizens are hereby advised to be alert at all times. & # 39;
The lions were last seen in the mine of Foskor (bottom left) near the town of Phalaborwa (above). Rangers have been sent to recapture them and bring them back to the park (right)
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