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Sun May 21, 2017, 01:24 PM

Karma - big game hunter has elephant fall on him

This guy was a "hunter" who used pack dogs to flush out big cats so wealthy clients could shoot them.





A professional big game hunter from Tzaneen, Theunis Botha, 51, died on Friday afternoon during a hunt in Gwai, in Zimbabwe, when a member of his group fired at a storming elephant cow and the animal fell on him.

A source who didn’t want to be named told Netwerk24 that a group of hunters had gone for a walk on Friday afternoon when they suddenly came across a breeding herd of elephants.

Three elephant cows stormed the hunters and Botha shot at them. A fourth cow stormed them from the side and one of the hunters shot her after she’d lifted Botha with her trunk. The shot was fatal and as the cow collapsed, she fell on Botha.

http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/hunter-dies-after-shot-elephant-falls-on-him-20170521?

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Reply Karma - big game hunter has elephant fall on him (Original post)
packman May 2017 OP
drmeow May 2017 #1
oasis May 2017 #2
iluvtennis May 2017 #21
Siwsan May 2017 #3
jimlup May 2017 #4
Hoyt May 2017 #5
Kleveland May 2017 #8
SMC22307 May 2017 #15
busterbrown May 2017 #26
dalton99a May 2017 #27
Alice11111 May 2017 #48
thucythucy May 2017 #6
stevenleser May 2017 #11
MrScorpio May 2017 #7
irisblue May 2017 #12
demigoddess May 2017 #43
BigDemVoter May 2017 #9
stonecutter357 May 2017 #10
PearliePoo2 May 2017 #13
busterbrown May 2017 #28
dhill926 May 2017 #14
Historic NY May 2017 #16
Ken Burch May 2017 #39
SunSeeker May 2017 #17
malaise May 2017 #18
busterbrown May 2017 #29
malaise May 2017 #33
Doreen May 2017 #19
sandensea May 2017 #20
notdarkyet May 2017 #25
sandensea May 2017 #40
Eyeball_Kid May 2017 #50
sandensea May 2017 #56
smirkymonkey May 2017 #22
sandensea May 2017 #23
Duppers May 2017 #24
Alice11111 May 2017 #57
Hulk May 2017 #30
Alice11111 May 2017 #61
RandySF May 2017 #31
LOL Lib May 2017 #37
Alice11111 May 2017 #58
dalton99a May 2017 #44
Madam45for2923 May 2017 #32
liberal N proud May 2017 #34
Ken Burch May 2017 #35
Sunlei May 2017 #36
oberliner May 2017 #38
KatyMan May 2017 #41
Le Gaucher May 2017 #42
Crunchy Frog May 2017 #46
Codeine May 2017 #49
tblue37 May 2017 #54
Alice11111 May 2017 #60
LanternWaste May 2017 #66
Coventina May 2017 #67
Ken Burch May 2017 #70
MFM008 May 2017 #45
Maynar May 2017 #47
C Moon May 2017 #51
Hassin Bin Sober May 2017 #55
Honeycombe8 May 2017 #52
VOX May 2017 #53
IronLionZion May 2017 #59
Ligyron May 2017 #62
Jack-o-Lantern May 2017 #63
tavalon May 2017 #64
sellitman May 2017 #65
inwiththenew May 2017 #68
niyad May 2017 #69

Response to packman (Original post)

Sun May 21, 2017, 01:35 PM

1. He can hunt

Roger Ailes in hell now

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Response to packman (Original post)

Sun May 21, 2017, 01:40 PM

2. I'll gotten gains get you got.

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Response to oasis (Reply #2)

Sun May 21, 2017, 02:43 PM

21. +++ so true

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Response to packman (Original post)

Sun May 21, 2017, 01:44 PM

3. I wonder if that elephant' spirit will continue to punish him, in the afterlife

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Response to packman (Original post)

Sun May 21, 2017, 01:45 PM

4. I'm sorry for the loss of the Elephant

can't say I'm sorry for the human death though.

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Response to jimlup (Reply #4)

Sun May 21, 2017, 01:50 PM

5. Perfect.

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Response to jimlup (Reply #4)

Sun May 21, 2017, 02:00 PM

8. I second that!

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Response to jimlup (Reply #4)

Sun May 21, 2017, 02:13 PM

15. Same here. And as said below...

"good fucking riddance" to any and all elephant hunters!

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Response to jimlup (Reply #4)

Sun May 21, 2017, 03:03 PM

26. Yep! old enough to remember that film.

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Response to jimlup (Reply #4)

Sun May 21, 2017, 03:04 PM

27. +1

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Response to jimlup (Reply #4)

Sun May 21, 2017, 03:43 PM

48. !!!

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Response to packman (Original post)

Sun May 21, 2017, 01:54 PM

6. Talk about a lack of situational awareness.

These "hunters" go "for a walk" and they just stumble unknowingly upon a herd of breeding ELEPHANTS?

Someone please enlighten me. When elephants fuck, do they draw the blinds, close the doors, and make sure to keep their voices down lest they bother the neighbors? I had no idea elephants could be such prudes.

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Response to thucythucy (Reply #6)

Sun May 21, 2017, 02:03 PM

11. I could hear elephants half a mile to a mile away when I was in Africa and I am untrained

 

My hearing is probably a little above average but stumbling upon elephants seems pretty hard to do.

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Response to packman (Original post)

Sun May 21, 2017, 01:55 PM

7. Yay, Team Karmic Elephant!

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Response to MrScorpio (Reply #7)

Sun May 21, 2017, 02:05 PM

12. +1

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Response to MrScorpio (Reply #7)

Sun May 21, 2017, 03:24 PM

43. +1, karma is a bitch

and maybe a sister to that female elephant.

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Response to packman (Original post)

Sun May 21, 2017, 02:00 PM

9. Good fucking riddance.

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Response to packman (Original post)

Sun May 21, 2017, 02:01 PM

10. good.

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Response to packman (Original post)

Sun May 21, 2017, 02:09 PM

13. You know, I believe the elephants 'knew'... just 'knew' and they can sense evil and ill intentions.

I feel sick that an elephant died and I feel so bad for the remaining ones that will forever grieve for her.
They DO grieve...and they remember.
I hope this sadistic, bloodthirsty fuck suffered intense pain and misery before he died.

Kicking for Karma for the critters.


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Response to PearliePoo2 (Reply #13)

Sun May 21, 2017, 03:04 PM

28. Your Comments?

R Right On!

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Response to packman (Original post)

Sun May 21, 2017, 02:10 PM

14. yeah well, that's a damn shame...

for the elephant...

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Response to packman (Original post)

Sun May 21, 2017, 02:14 PM

16. Elephants always remember.......

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Response to Historic NY (Reply #16)

Sun May 21, 2017, 03:17 PM

39. ...somewhere, Horton is smiling...

 

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Response to packman (Original post)

Sun May 21, 2017, 02:15 PM

17. Good riddance. Horrible that all those elephants were killed, per the article.

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Response to packman (Original post)

Sun May 21, 2017, 02:23 PM

18. Fitting end

Byebye

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Response to malaise (Reply #18)

Sun May 21, 2017, 03:05 PM

29. Yea malaise..

but you forgot to wish him a nice descent..

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Response to busterbrown (Reply #29)

Sun May 21, 2017, 03:12 PM

33. Hegot that when the elephant hit him

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Response to packman (Original post)

Sun May 21, 2017, 02:28 PM

19. Good.

I wish the elephant had not died but at least she accomplished a final "fuck you" to asshole hunters.

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Response to packman (Original post)

Sun May 21, 2017, 02:41 PM

20. I'm just sorry they didn't get his two clients.

The clients are the true culprits in my book, since their money keeps the whole dirty business going.

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Response to sandensea (Reply #20)

Sun May 21, 2017, 02:57 PM

25. They were probably ooday and koosay. They love to big animal hunt. They have

Pictures of themselves on the web with a cheeta? Lion? They killed and also holding an elephant trunk they cut off from an elephant they killed.

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Response to notdarkyet (Reply #25)

Sun May 21, 2017, 03:17 PM

40. If they ever do something akin to the Hunger Games, I nominate Eric and Donnie Trump

And may the odds be forever in their DISfavor.

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Response to sandensea (Reply #40)

Sun May 21, 2017, 03:47 PM

50. Despicable. Truly despicable. I can't say anything further. I just can't.

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Response to Eyeball_Kid (Reply #50)

Sun May 21, 2017, 03:57 PM

56. And worst of all, too many of our fellow Americans admire cowardice like this.

Republicans see it as somehow "manly" - which of course says everything we really need to know about them.

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Response to packman (Original post)

Sun May 21, 2017, 02:43 PM

22. Good.

Sorry the poor elephant died though. These people should be outlawed.

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Response to packman (Original post)

Sun May 21, 2017, 02:44 PM

23. And more good news form the article:

Botha was a good friend of Scott van Zyl's who was killed by crocodiles in Zimbabwe last month. Van Zyl, 44, was on a hunt at the Chikwaraka camp in Zimbabwe, when he disappeared on April 7.

His backpack was found on the banks of the Limpopo River and two crocodiles were shot during the extensive search for Van Zyl. DNA tests were done on samples taken of the crocodiles’ stomach contents, and it matched his.

Part of a Cat boot, similar to that which Van Zyl was wearing when he disappeared, was found in the stomach of a third crocodile which was shot on April 14. ···

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Response to packman (Original post)

Sun May 21, 2017, 02:45 PM

24. I don't believe in karma but am happy this asshole

Was killed.

I do think elephants are sacred, for lack of a better term. They are especially intelligent and empathetic beings.

These hunters should experience the terror of being the hunted.


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Response to Duppers (Reply #24)

Sun May 21, 2017, 03:58 PM

57. You don't believe in karma. Nor do I. Glad the elephant

took him down though. Very sad for the elephants.

Often people put so much energy toward something they don't want, it becomes a self fulfilling prophecy.
Also, if you wait long enough, things usually change directions, but not always when we want or need it the most. Sometimes, there are random ironies.

On the other hand, often the bad guy or evil wins. It isn't always true that he will get his...but it makes people feel better.

God, Force, love, energy, however someone views it, isn't all powerful, sometimes evil wins...Nazi Germany.
Nometheless, we will attempt make the world a happier, better, safer place.

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Response to packman (Original post)

Sun May 21, 2017, 03:06 PM

30. Vengeance

What can you say, sad for the loss of the elephant.

Just what the fuck are these idiots thinking! Kill an elephant?....for what! G'damned idiots! Scourge of the earth. Good riddance!

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Response to Hulk (Reply #30)

Sun May 21, 2017, 04:21 PM

61. The trophy, to put beside the bear, tiger, and lion heads,

At the vacation ranch or cabin. His friends can determine how big his penis is by the display. Even if he finds the bear hibernating w her cubs now, he can be the brave hunter. It's the same with sneaking up on the elephants w game hunters paid $100000 to isolate the elephants. Such brave warriors.

I would like to have international penaties of $1 million and 5 years in jail (for the guides, assistants, hunters, whatever, too), plus sanctions to the country of both the hunters and and their guides.

They sell these hunting packages, for $100k or more, telling the hunters in the brochures that there are too many elephants, and they will be helping to keep the population down. Unbelievable, I know, but the hunters justify their actions.

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Response to packman (Original post)

Sun May 21, 2017, 03:09 PM

31. Too bad it wasn't Donald, Jr.

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Response to RandySF (Reply #31)

Sun May 21, 2017, 03:17 PM

37. Exactly my thoughts!

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Response to LOL Lib (Reply #37)

Sun May 21, 2017, 04:04 PM

58. I kept waiting for the Dems to go w this in a camp ad.

Revolting and hard to look at, but this is who they are. Love of animals crosses party lines. Repubs have their lap dogs. The one w Eric in the photo too justs speaks, Trump. Damage and destroy life and freedom.

These two DT adult childten are fair game
They were active in the campaign.

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Response to RandySF (Reply #31)

Sun May 21, 2017, 03:24 PM

44. +1

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Response to packman (Original post)

Sun May 21, 2017, 03:10 PM

32. I looooooooooove your OP's title! It is classic for something.

 

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Response to packman (Original post)

Sun May 21, 2017, 03:14 PM

34. The elephant got its revenge

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Response to packman (Original post)

Sun May 21, 2017, 03:14 PM

35. ...

 

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Response to packman (Original post)

Sun May 21, 2017, 03:15 PM

36. Elephants are heros, saints & martyrs.

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Response to packman (Original post)

Sun May 21, 2017, 03:17 PM

38. A human being died

Please note that a human being lost his life.

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Response to oberliner (Reply #38)

Sun May 21, 2017, 03:21 PM

41. A killer.

Killed for sport. No sympathy.

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Response to oberliner (Reply #38)

Sun May 21, 2017, 03:23 PM

42. Human garbage masquerading as human died

There, I fixed it for you.

I would have called him Sub-human garbage - but killing other animals for sport, is uniquely human. So human garbage is appropriate.

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Response to oberliner (Reply #38)

Sun May 21, 2017, 03:32 PM

46. A monster died while doing something monstrous.

The death of the elephant was the real tragedy.

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Response to oberliner (Reply #38)

Sun May 21, 2017, 03:45 PM

49. Zero fucks to give for a big game hunter. nt

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Response to oberliner (Reply #38)

Sun May 21, 2017, 03:55 PM

54. He was cruel and would have continued his viciousness. The elephant was innocent.

This man's death has spared the lives of innumerable animals.

Good riddance to bad rubbish.

I don't mourn Roger Ailes, either.

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Response to tblue37 (Reply #54)

Sun May 21, 2017, 04:07 PM

60. The universe is a better place without this hunter & Ailes

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Response to oberliner (Reply #38)

Mon May 22, 2017, 09:45 AM

66. Other than simple self-righteousness, for what specific and relevant purposes?

"Please note that a human being lost his life..."

Other than simple self-righteousness, for what specific and relevant purposes?

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Response to oberliner (Reply #38)

Mon May 22, 2017, 09:48 AM

67. Oh please. The elephant was the much bigger loss.

In fact, every creature he ever killed was worth more than him.

Trophy hunters are scum.

(I apologize to scum, scum is actually better than that guy).

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Response to oberliner (Reply #38)

Tue May 23, 2017, 12:14 AM

70. A human being that devoted much of his life to killing.

 

And not killing out of necessity or in self-defense, but solely for the sake of money and ego.

I'm sorry for whatever pain his family is feeling, but there's little you can say for his "humanity".

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Response to packman (Original post)

Sun May 21, 2017, 03:25 PM

45. Loss is

A tragedy.




Of elephant.

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Response to packman (Original post)

Sun May 21, 2017, 03:35 PM

47. Good.

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Response to packman (Original post)

Sun May 21, 2017, 03:49 PM

51. That's GOTTA hurt.

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Response to C Moon (Reply #51)

Sun May 21, 2017, 03:55 PM

55. One can hope.

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Response to packman (Original post)

Sun May 21, 2017, 03:51 PM

52. Good. nt

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Response to packman (Original post)

Sun May 21, 2017, 03:54 PM

53. The punishment fit the crime.

This man will destroy beautiful creatures no more.

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Response to packman (Original post)

Sun May 21, 2017, 04:05 PM

59. Elephants are among the few animals who memorialize their dead

My condolences to the elephant's family and friends. I hope she lived a good life and they take care of her baby elephants if she has any.


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Response to packman (Original post)

Sun May 21, 2017, 04:45 PM

62. Wonder what breed of dogs those are?

Last edited Sun May 21, 2017, 06:36 PM - Edit history (1)

Maybe we could use some to flush out fat cats?

I think a dying elephant is going to fall on some politicians in the US.

on edit: They are Slovakian Kopov a type of hound.

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Response to packman (Original post)

Sun May 21, 2017, 09:30 PM

63. The death of that worthless scum brings me the kind of joy

I experience when a pitifully hurt dying bull gores a matador... hopefully to death.

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Response to packman (Original post)

Mon May 22, 2017, 02:14 AM

64. Yes, I am a bad person

I laughed.

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Response to packman (Original post)

Mon May 22, 2017, 05:15 AM

65. So sad.

That elephant dying it's so sad.

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Response to packman (Original post)

Mon May 22, 2017, 09:50 AM

68. Sometimes you eat the bear and sometimes the bear eats you

African big game hunting is inherently dangerous and he knew the risks involved.

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Response to packman (Original post)

Mon May 22, 2017, 12:52 PM

69. "It's not nice to fool Mother Nature"

Botha was a good friend of Scott van Zyl's who was killed by crocodiles in Zimbabwe last month. Van Zyl, 44, was on a hunt at the Chikwaraka camp in Zimbabwe, when he disappeared on April 7.

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