The news portal informs about the incident BBC News. The latter happened in the capital of Ghana, Accra.
What has happened?
“Authorities have launched an investigation after a lion mauled a man to death after he climbed into an enclosure at a zoo in the capital, Accra,” states the aforementioned website. It was supposed to be a middle-aged man who died of his injuries after Sunday’s attack.
It is possible that he planned to steal! “Conservation authorities believe he wanted to steal two rare white lion cubs that have become a major attraction since their birth last November,” writes BBC News.
The victim’s body was picked up from the zoo and taken to the local morgue. Accra Zoo has been temporarily closed to the public following an incident that shocked many in Ghana.
They were in the paddock
A lion, a lioness and their two white cubs were in the enclosure when the incident occurred. “When lions are caring for cubs and someone gets too close, they may feel like you’re trying to take the cubs away from them,” Deputy Minister of Lands and Natural Resources Benito Owusu told reporters. At the same time, he added that the public should refrain from such cases
According to locals, the man first climbed a 10-meter fence and then a 20-meter fence and entered the lion enclosure. Well, that became his fate
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