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SA trophy hunter was eaten by Zimbabwean crocodiles, DNA tests confirm
20 Apr 2017 at 16:55hrs | Views
DNA tests on the bodies of two crocodiles have confirmed that the remains found inside the reptiles are of a South African hunter who had gone missing in Zimbabwe, a conservation group involved in the search has tweeted.
Scott van Zyl, a father of two, whose company organises hunting trips for foreign clients, is thought to have been eaten by crocodiles on the bank of the Limpopo River, after heading off on a hunting expedition with a pack of dogs and a local guide.
The Heritage Protection Group tweeted, in Afrikaans, that it had confirmed the positive results of the DNA test with Mr Van Zyl's wife:
Terugvoer op die saak van Scott Van Zyl : Hpg bestuur bevestig met toestemming van Mev Van Zyl dat die DNA wat...
Source - BBC