Lions blamed as hundreds of buffalo drown
Hundreds of buffaloes have drowned in a river on the border between Botswana and Namibia.
Early investigations suggest the herd was being chased by lions and ran into the river, say Botswana authorities.
A local lodge owner told the BBC that it looks like the buffaloes then got stuck because the bank on the other side of the river was too high and panicked and stampeded.
He has never heard of such a large group of buffaloes drowning before.
The authorities in Botswana estimate that roughly 400 buffaloes died.
People living in the area collected the buffaloes and took them home to eat. that they