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Mpumalanga game reserve offers reward for information on severely mutilated lions

16 February 2018 - 09:22 By Nomahlubi Jordaan
lionesses with their cubs. File photo
lionesses with their cubs. File photo

Kudu’s Rus game reserve in Mpumalanga is offering a R50‚000 reward to anyone with information on their female lions that were found in a severely mutilated condition.

Francois Greeff‚ the owner of the reserve‚ said the lions were found on Thursday morning with their heads and paws cut off.

“We found video footage and saw two perpetrators and the poached lions. The front part of their heads and their paws were cut off‚” he said.

Greeff said they have given the footage to the police‚ who are currently investigating the matter.

“We are offering a reward to anyone who has information on the perpetrators.”

He said the lions were two years old and among 28 lions they have in the reserve.