Tragic Beyond Words……Rest in Peace Tembe. Rest in Peace to the 2nd Victim this beautiful Lioness……

Sickening people, screw tradition, screw messed up beliefs there is no excuse or reason on earth for this and may the people who are involved with this stand before Almighty God and try to tell him about your petty stupidity and make believe medicine that is completely worthless. May you rot

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http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/south-africa-lion-killed-beheaded-muti-purposes-1441218

A lion has been killed and beheaded in a South African national park in what conservationists believe is for traditional “muti” medicine.

Tembe, a male lion who was the pride of the KwaZulu-Natal National Elephant Park, was found dead by conservationists at the park.

He was one of the oldest lions at the park, which lies on the border between Zululand and Mozambique, South Africa’s Independent Online reports.

Musa Mntambo, spokesman for the Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife, the government organisation responsible for maintaining the conservation area, said staff had found the rotting carcass of Tembe along with the body of a lioness who had not been beheaded.

Both had been caught in snares – a row of six traps were found nearby and authorities believe they were set up by hunters. It is thought Tembe’s head was sold or given to a nyanga – a traditional healer – to…

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One thought on “Tragic Beyond Words……Rest in Peace Tembe. Rest in Peace to the 2nd Victim this beautiful Lioness……

  1. there are things beyond being okay due to cultural relativism – like killing a first-born child and sacrificing it to ‘the gods’ – this is one of these things that’s just amoral.

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