A lion at Ghana’s Accra Zoo mauled a person to demise after he entered its enclosure over the weekend, the federal government stated in an announcement.
At round midday native time on Sunday, safety guards on patrol observed that the middle-aged sufferer had climbed over a tall mesh fence and entered the enclosure of a lion, a lioness and two cubs.
His motivation has but to be decided.
“The intruder was attacked and injured by one of many lions,” the state Forestry Fee stated on Sunday, including that the person had died from wounds he sustained within the assault.
Authorities are investigating the incident.
Not one of the animals escaped in the course of the incident and the enclosure stays safe, the assertion stated.
Lions are a high attraction at Accra Zoo, the place bolstered mesh fencing permits guests to view the predators up shut.