South African game hunter dies after shot elephant falls on him

South African game hunter dies after shot elephant falls on him

His website is full of hunting pics, a lot of them of him and his clients posing with dead cats, but there are a few elephants in there as well.

Three elephant cows stormed the hunters and Botha shot at them.

Big game hunter Theunis Botha was killed when the elephant he shot stumbled and fell on top of him. He also reportedly traveled often to the U.S.in order to find wealthy customers to take part in trophy hunting. He, along with his friends, immediately began to shoot at the innocent animals, but Botha was completely unaware that his prey would very soon be the cause of his own death.

Theunis Botha was survived by his wife, Carika, and their four children.

Simon Sparks wrote: "A legend has fallen but will never be forgotten..."

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DNA samples taken from contents found in the stomachs of two crocodiles that were shot during the search matched Mr Van Zyl.

But Botha, 51, was blindsided by a fourth cow that wrapped its trunk around the hunter and lifted him into the air.

"Monteira hunts" include the use of packs of hounds to herd deer, boar or or other animals towards hunters who then shoot the animals.

A video on the website shows camouflaged hunters riding boats, trucks and small planes into the African wilderness, intense music pulsing in the background. The site contains images of Botha posing with dead leopards, lions, elephants and alligators.

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