Cecil the Lion

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Re: Cecil the Lion

Post by Pyrrho » Sat Aug 08, 2015 10:35 pm

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Re: Cecil the Lion

Post by Skeeve » Thu Jul 05, 2018 5:14 pm

Cecil, thou art avenged! Lions fatally maul poachers who broke into reserve to hunt rhinos
At least three poachers who broke into a rhinoceros reserve met a gruesome fate when they were mauled to death by a pride of lions, according to a report.

The hunters were torn to shreds by the big cats at the Sibuya Game Reserve in Kenton-on-Sea, South Africa, where staffers on Tuesday discovered bloody body parts, including a head and limbs, the Daily Express reported.

“The lions are our watchers and guardians and they picked the wrong pride and became a meal,” said Nick Fox, 60, who owns the reserve. “Whilst we are saddened at any loss of life, the poachers came here to kill our animals and this sends out a very clear message to any other poachers that you will not always be the winner.”
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Re: Cecil the Lion

Post by ed » Thu Jul 05, 2018 6:07 pm

First Harambe. Then the Trilobites. Then Cecil.

Makes you think, dunnit?
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Re: Cecil the Lion

Post by sparks » Thu Jul 05, 2018 6:23 pm

Signs of the impending apocalypse ed.
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Re: Cecil the Lion

Post by ed » Thu Jul 05, 2018 6:45 pm

Inexplicably, HerTurn lost.... a confluence of events I calls it.
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