Lonely Planet Writer

Sylvester the lion goes on walkabout in South Africa again

Sylvester, a lion from Karoo National Park in South Africa, has once again escaped into the public domain. He previously went walkabout in June 2015, and was eventually caught three weeks later while taking a nap, but not before he’d killed 26 sheep and a kudu.

Karoo National Park.
Karoo National Park. Image by flowcomm / CC BY 2.0

On this occasion, like last, it’s likely he slipped through a whole under the park’s electric fence created by flood waters. Park authorities, with the knowledge that Sylvester is now wearing a tracking collar, are confident he will be captured soon. Read more: news24.com