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Old 04-08-2019, 08:51 PM
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Poacher gets revenged by the animals.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/07/world/africa/south-africa-poacher-rhino-lions.html

My son linked me to this jewel of a story.
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Old 04-09-2019, 01:22 PM
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One weird thing about the whole story is China has contributed much to the world by way of medicine and information about health from way back and yet fools over there think that glorified fingernail clippings (rhino horn) will give them wood when nothing else will.
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Old 04-10-2019, 03:24 PM
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Looks like he got his just rewards .

My friends who lived in Africa tell me that elephants, when angered, are deadly, very deadly .
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Looks like he got his just rewards .

My friends who lived in Africa tell me that elephants, when angered, are deadly, very deadly .
I have lived in Southern African countries and have more safari experience than I wish to remember.

if you own a car with a fanfare horn - the quickest way to suicide is to blow it near a herd of elephants (near meaning within 2 miles). That sound is about 90% similar to a baby elephant crying in pain.

You wont have to worry about just the mother elephant looking angry, the entire herd will gang up and move in on your tail and make sure everything is OK. This "everything is OK" usually translates to a dead human along with a land cruiser that now looks like a crushed car ready for recycle and some really gory scenes nonetheless.

Rhinos are even worse - they are nearly blind and can move very quick for their size - Your heavy armored vehicle is a toy for it so best stay away from them and dont beleive your usual rifle hurts them, it feels like a mosquito bite to them.
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Old 04-11-2019, 01:11 AM
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Talking When Elephants Attack

Thank you .

This is what my friends said too ~ they said Elephants sometimes get pissed off and stomp your bicycle to tin foil.....
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Old 04-11-2019, 01:24 AM
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Maybe you should combine the two identical threads ? .
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Old 04-12-2019, 06:56 PM
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I'd be happy to if I knew how.
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Old 04-12-2019, 07:03 PM
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Post Duplicate Threads

It's easy : either ask the forum moderator or simply delete the one with less replies .
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