Lion attack: Private game farm owners must be vigilant, says MEC

2019-08-21 21:24

Gauteng Economic Development, Agriculture and Environment MEC Kgosientsho Ramokgopa has offered condolences to the loved ones of the man who was killed by lions on a game farm east of Pretoria.

Heilbron lion attacks: 'My heart is broken,' says farm owner

2019-05-21 05:46

The owner of a lion farm where a 4-year-old girl's scalp was torn by a lioness last week has described the incident as 'tragic'.

Kristian dies a day after his 12th birthday following attack by lion

2017-04-26 21:44

Kristian Prinsloo has died a day after his 12th birthday after he was attacked by a so-called tame fully grown lion outside Lephalale.

WATCH: Nail-biting moment rescuers tag dog-eating lion

Watch as a dog-eating lioness is tagged in Kariba, Zimbabwe. A team with members from National Parks and AWARE Trust darted the predator and moved her a safe distance from the town.

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US lion import laws to cut SA hunting revenue

2015-12-27 14:00

New US restrictions on importing lion carcasses will cut revenue from hunting captive-bred lions by half, according to the Professional Hunters’ Association of SA.

Lion park enclosure temporarily closed

2015-06-09 21:41

The enclosure at the Lion Park outside Johannesburg where a lioness attacked and killed an American tourist has been temporarily closed.


Man killed in lion attack at game reserve outside Pretoria

2019-08-20 14:15

A 70-year-old man was killed by one of his lions on a game farm in Dinokeng, east of Pretoria.

Escape from lion’s jaws

2018-11-29 16:13

Not many people live to tell the tale of being caught in the jaws of a lion, but a Vryheid man has done just that.

Boy, 12, mauled to death by caged lions

2016-08-18 19:28

A 12-year-old boy has been mauled to death by lions in a cage at the Otavi Lion Park near Parys.

Park man killed by lioness

2016-02-16 13:00

A Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park employee was attacked and killed by a lioness apparently infected with tuberculosis on Monday morning.

Lion Park tour guide 'suffering psychologically'

2015-06-15 10:48

The 66-year-old tour guide who was operating a tour when a young American woman was mauled by a lion in Johannesburg two weeks ago, is suffering from post-traumatic stress, his wife says.

Behind the safety of their glass screens – Twitterverse on lion attack

2015-06-02 14:54

On Monday (June 2 2015) a woman was mauled to death by a lion after her windows were rolled down as she drove through the Lion Park in Johannesburg. The woman, an American tourist, had been warned not to roll down her windows but ignored the signs. And of course Twitterverse had a lot to say

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