Botswana Safari News

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Buffalo kills head of problem Animal Control Unit at Maun DWNPThis morning the head of Animal Control Unit at Maun DWNP was killed by buffalo.The problem animal control unit is responsible for controling wild animals that wander in to human settlements.The rogue buffalo caused lots harassment right in the middle of Maun in the early hours of Monday. It hit a car and chased residents before they reported it to DWNP.The officers followed it in the direction of Thuso Rehabilitation Centre where it had gone in Thito ward.However it charged on the head of problem animal control unit injuring him severely. He died at Maun General Clinic.Regional wildlife coordinator Dimakatso Ntshebe confirmed the incident but was not in position to divulge much details as police are still investigating. The buffalo had been shot down.