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The lion that escaped from the Karoo National Park has finally been captured near Sutherland after weeks on the run.

Listen to Rey Thakhuli from SanParks and Juanita Hutchings from Kambro Kind Guest House in the audio below.

We must congratulate the rangers and the trackers who went out for a period of 27 days to try and find this lion.

Rey Thakhuli - SanParks

The lion was darted from a helicopter.

The lion is currently being held at the Sutherland Police Station awaiting transported back to the park.

Take a listen to how the lion was captured:

This article first appeared on 702 : [BREAKING NEWS] Missing Karoo National Park lion has been captured

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