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Buffalo Kills Suspected Poacher in SA

Man trampled in Kruger National Park

A suspected poacher died on Tuesday in South Africa's Kruger National Park after being trampled by a Cape buffalo. Park spokesman William Mabasa said the man, along with his two companions who escaped and reported the incident, were suspected of poaching fish in the park. "What would you want in the park at night without coming through the gate?" he said. Poaching has become a major concern in the park, which was home to more than half of the 450 rhino poachings in South Africa last year. A poacher was also killed by a lion in the park in 2010.

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