By News Editor
A man from Chirumhanzu was on Monday night mauled by hyenas while sleeping this publication reports.
Tinashe Farawo Zimbabwe Parks national Spokeperson confirmed the tragedy. Farawo explained that Zim Parks rangers are in the process of tracking down the problem animals.
“It is unfortunate that a Chirumhanzu man was killed by hyenas. He was dragged from his hut while sleeping during the night,” Farawo said before adding, “his lower body was eaten.”
It has been established that the marauding hyenas are posing a menace to the Chirumhanzu villagers.
This is after the carnivorous animals have been praying on livestock, causing serious alarm amongst the villagers.
“In a related incident, 6 beasts have been killed by hyenas in the same area. Zim Parks rangers are on the ground tracking down the problem animals with a view to eliminate the hyenas,” Farawo said.
In recent months they have been an increasing in human wildlife conflicts.