Authorities in Ghana are examining the brutal death of an unidentified man mauled by a lion at the Accra Zoo which occurred on Sunday (August 28).
The man, described as middle aged, passed on from his wounds after Sunday’s assault, it is reported.
The intention of the interloper is still up in the air, per an assertion by the Forestry Commission.
However, social media is abuzz with the speculation that the deceased attempted to steal a lion cub.
The casualty’s body was recovered from the zoo and taken to a nearby morgue.
Ghana Twitter has been weighing in on this gruesome incident with some mixed reactions. Some tongue-in-cheek and some sympathetic.
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We couldn’t agree more with the need for CCTV cameras at at Accra Zoo. The Ghana Police have issued a statement via their Twitter page.