a lion kills a man who entered his enclosure

By SudOuest.fr with AFP

In a Ghanaian zoo, a man who mysteriously entered the feline enclosure was killed by a lion

A man was killed on Monday August 29 by a lion in the zoo of Accra, the capital of Ghana, after having entered the enclosure of the felines, announced the government agency in charge of the protection of wild animals. .

“Around noon today, Accra Zoo authorities on routine patrol spotted a middle-aged man who jumped over the security fence and entered the lion enclosure,” writes the Ghana Forestry Commission.

An ongoing investigation

“The intruder was attacked and injured by one of the lions. He was confirmed dead from his injuries and his body was taken to the morgue.

The lion, the lioness and their two cubs were temporarily placed in a cage while the corpse was recovered from their enclosure. The reasons that led this man to enter the enclosure remain to be determined. The zoo called on the police to open an investigation.

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