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Man Eating Leopard on the Loose after Toddler Tourist has been killed at Safari Park



A three-year-old boy was snatched from his horrified family and eaten by a leopard in a safari park in Uganda.

The boy, who was not named, was with his nanny in an unenclosed section of Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda on Friday

The animal grabbed the boy and dragged him into the bush and his remains became the closest Day found. The ranger in the park, Bashir Hangi, told Agence France Presse that the nanny did not know that the child had followed her into an unfenced area. [194559007]  GettyImages- 915710654 A leopard wearing a three-year-old boy in the Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda The leopard, pictured in Kenya's Masai Mara National Reserve, is on the wane in East Africa. YASUYOSHI CHIBA / AFP / Getty Images

"She heard the child scream for help, she intervened, but it was too late for the Leopard to be in the bush disappeared and a search was made until we got the skull the next day.

"The hunt continues with the intention of catching the leopard and removing it from the wild because, as soon as it has eaten human flesh, the temptations are high to eat another human, it will be dangerous, "said the Ranger.

It is the most popular national park in the East African country, lying on the Mweya Peninsula and adjacent to Lake Edward.

Leopards are a major attraction for tourists in the park, which also has African buffalos, Nile crocodiles, chimpanzees and lions.

The tragic attack comes just days n After a lion attacked a British safari park owner in South Africa. Mike Hodge, 71, had shown tourists at the Marakele Animal Sanctuary in Thabazimbi when video footage showed him being attacked by the lion and dragged into a few bushes. Fortunately, he only escaped with a few scratches and a broken jaw. The 10-year-old lion named Shamba was shot dead.


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