Johannesburg - A missing lion which escaped with four others from the Kruger National Park on Monday can be anywhere, SANParks said on Thursday.
This after four of the five missing lions was located and captured around 60km from
“The lion is still out there, he could be anywhere. There has been no sighting of him,” South African National Parks (SANParks) spokesperson William Mabasa told News24.
“It could be back in the park [Kruger National Park]; nobody has seen it.”
Report any sighting of the lion on 0800 10111, 076 801 9679 or 013 735 0197, he said.
Traveller24 reported that the lions are believed to have left the park after they were forced out by a larger pride of lions.
No injuries have been reported. Police investigations are still underway. DM
While we have your attention...
An increasingly rare commodity, quality independent journalism costs money - though not nearly as much as its absence.
Every article, every day, is our contribution to Defending Truth in South Africa. If you would like to join us on this mission, you could do much worse than support Daily Maverick's quest by becoming a Maverick Insider.
Click here to become a Maverick Insider and get a closer look at the Truth.
"We spend the first year of a child's life teaching it to walk and talk and the rest of its life to shut up and sit down. There's something wrong there." ~ Neil deGrasse Tyson