(PHOTOS) Nigerians react as hunter kills elephant in Ondo state

A hunter had reportedly gunned down a huge elephant at janiyi camp, idanre, ondo state and posed with the animal’s carcass in the pictures.

Nigerians react as hunter kills elephant at Janiyi camp, Idanre in Ondo state (Photos)

It was gathered that the animal has been causing menace in the community, destroying the crops planted in the farmlands.

Nigerians were still not convinced that was enough reason to get rid of the animal though as most had said the animal should have been taken to a wildlife reserve to be catered for..

See some of the pictures and comments below..

Daphne Legemah Why kill the animal instead of taking it to the zoo, no wonder some of the zoo in the country so empty

Tobi Adedayo This guyz should stop killing this wild lives, how long are we going to continue this cruelty… This animals are in danger of extinction for God sake
Izukka Nation I think the hunter was just being conscious of his money in first bank..since snake and monkey has done their part.. elephant is now a suspect..

Oroka Kingsley Those of you that are saying the hunter shouldn’t have killed the elephant,what if the elephant was a wild one trying to attack him?

Minded JoJo Wow……amazing…..this man just saved all first bank users……kudos to him…….so dis elephant ny one swallow our money b4……tanks man…..with cock and shoot u kill and elephant with…..tanks once again

Odofin Stephen – AYgrafix Im sure if ds s US or any oda developed country, ds man will be sued. D elephant doesn’t deserve ds.

Jenny Jesus And why are they killing it? This same Nigeria will travel to South Africa just to take pictures with elephant and before you do that you have to pay about a $100, why are we like this? Seriously e get as some Nigerians de behave wey de tire me so
KC Kingsley Thank God dey kil de elephant early If not you will hear it has swallow all the money in Edo firs bank

Valentine Onyemachi Okechukwu If this story is true, the hunter should be booked. Must we extinct all the important wild life.



  1. Well, I don’t know if d animal try to attack d hunter but if not, he shouldn’t v killed it. If truly is a foreign country, he won’t wanna try such not evn to a snake that is fast n dangerous.

  2. On Gotv, my dad’s best channel is 51(Nat geo wild). Wen I watch with him wen it comes to”snake in d city”, the snake catcher are been called weneva snakes are sighted in d house. They will vacate d place rather than killing it, not to say on a big animal like an elephant.

  3. Those saying, he shouldn’t have killed d elephant, wat if, d elephant kill him or one of his family member? Or is dere wat he can use to get hold of d animal and take it to d zoo?……

  4. I am surprised that in this modern age wild life can be destroyed just like that without any consequences. Haha it so shameful.

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