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Hippo Attacks Women

Tzaneen - A woman was killed, and another injured when they were attacked by a hippo while fishing in the Nwanedzi River, near Tzaneen, Limpopo police said on Tuesday.Lieutenant Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said the pair was attacked on Monday.The 50-year-old woman, who is a Zimbabwean national, died at the scene.Her friend, a 57-year old from the nearby Nkambako village suffered multiple injuries.

Kruger Attempted poacing incident

         An attempted poaching incident in the Kruger National Park on Sunday has left one suspect dead and a SANparks ranger wounded, SANParks said.Field Ranger Killers Ubisi was shot and wounded in the arm during an incident involving three armed suspects in the Houtboschrand section of the Park at around 17:30 on Sunday, Reynold Thakhuli, SANParks Acting Head of Communications said. "One of the poachers was fatally wounded, while the two others managed to escape arrest," Thakhuli confirmed."During a follow-up to apprehend the suspects, a fire-fight

SANParks receives hangar for anti-poaching operations

  July 28, 2015South African National Parks has received a hangar from Airlink to aid in anti-poaching operations in the north of the Kruger National Park.The hangar already houses a helicopter and a Cessna and Bantam aircraft.At the official handover at the Kruger Park Gateway Airport at Phalaborwa, on July 23, Airlink CEO, Rodger Foster said: “The company responded to a call for assistance from the SANParks Honorary Rangers and had to respond positively because of the importance of the relationship between the two organisations, both on a business level and in promoting tourism in the are

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