Residents living in Phlaborwa, South Africa have been warned to be careful after 14 lions escaped the Kruger National Park.
Limpopo-based radio stations Capricorn FM and 1NationFm reported Friday morning that about 14 lions have escaped the park on Thursday and the Limpopo government has confirmed in a tweet that the animals have really escaped and were last seen roaming around the Phalaborwa Foskor Mine.
“It is suspected that the lions escaped from Kruger National Park. The Limpopo Department of Economic Development, Environment and Tourism (LEDET) has allocated field rangers to closely monitor the pride’s movement prior action to be taken,” LEDET said.
“A meeting held between LEDET, the Kruger National Park and Greater Balule concluded that the lions are to be captured and released back at Kruger National Park. Employees at Foskor Mine and members of the public are hereby advised to be alert at all times.
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