PRETORIA, The South African National Parks (SANParks) has warned the community of Matsulu in Mpumalanga Province to be on the lookout for four lions which escaped from the Kruger National Park on Sunday night.
SANParks has received information that four male lions, believed to have escaped from the Park were spotted in Matsulu, a village outside the park.
KNP rangers and their counterparts at the Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency (MTPA) are in the area searching for the lions and we will give details as soon as they have appraised us, said KNP spokesperson William Mabasa Monday.
SANParks urged residents to be be extra vigilant and report any sightings of these dangerous predators to the authorities at telephone number 080010111.
Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK