A few days back tension gripped the villages surrounding South Africa’s Kruger park, following the escape of three males into the village. The BBC today reports that one of the lions has been shot dead by a farmer after he found them eating his cow. He is said to have wounded another while a third ran away.
LIMPOPO, SOUTH AFRICA – JULY 22: A lion walks through the Pafuri game reserve on July 22, 2010 in Kruger National Park, South Africa. Kruger National Park is one of the largest game reserves in South Africa spanning 19,000 square kilometres and is part of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)