animals | February 14, 2018
Big-game poaching is an increasingly dangerous issue in the wild, pushing once-thriving species to near extinction. And while the majority of the popular opinion is against poaching, a lot of cultural medicines and rituals call for the parts of these animals, which is letting the poaching scene thrive.
Poachers, generally, are just bad actors taking advantage of a bad situation. But it seems like a little poetic justice has been served over the weekend. A suspected poacher’s remains were found scattered around a lion’s den. Read on to learn the whole story.