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Location: South Africa
Buffalo mauls hiker to death
Male African buffalo bull
A hiker was mauled to death and three others injured by an enraged buffalo bull in the Mountain Zebra National Park near Cradock on Monday, reports Msindisi Fengu.
The incident happened at arund 11.15am when the four hikers stumbled onto the bull minutes after started their walk on the park’s Imbila Hiking Trail.
“The buffalo charged the hikers a number of times,” said SA National Parks Board communications manager Megan Taplin.
She said paramedics were called to the scene at the park, situated 12 kilometres outside Cradock.
One hiker had already died and the three others were taken to hospital for treatment.
Rangers then tracked the bull and killed it.
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