One of the reasons I love horror so much is because it’s a safe way to revel in the misfortune of others; there’s a joy to watching nefarious (and/or stupid) characters getting their comeuppance, and horror movies allow us to celebrate the kills without actually being morbid or inconsiderate. Well, a story coming out of Africa is like the plot of a horror movie, complete with a bad guy getting exactly what he deserves. Though this situation is real and its never appropriate to glamorize or minimize someone’s death, there’s a karmic element at play that’s too good to ignore.
Lion poaching is on the rise in Africa, as the animals’ paws and heads fetch a large some in Asian black markets. A would-be poacher at Kruger National Park in South Africa, however, learned the hard way that lions are not to be fucked with! The unidentified intruder was mauled and eaten by a pack, leaving only his gun and his head!
Authorities are now working to identify the man’s remains.
“We are now waiting for a person from the family but we are also utilizing our investigative resources to see if we can successfully identify the deceased,” [an authority] added.