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Balule Game Reserve, Transnet meet to discuss animals killed by trains after death of elephant bull

The Balule Private Game Reserve in Limpopo and Transnet Freight Rail have resolved to meet to find a way to reduce the number of animals killed by a Transnet train which passes through the reserve.

The Balule Private Game Reserve in Limpopo and Transnet Freight Rail have resolved to meet to find a way to reduce the number of animals killed by a Transnet train which passes through the reserve.

Netwerk24 reported on Monday that an elephant bull was killed by one of the trains passing through the reserve last Friday. According to the report, more animals are being killed by passing trains at the park than by poachers.

Nine elephants are reportedly killed by the train every year, while over 90 lions have reportedly fallen victim to it.

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