An elephant trampled a Limpopo game ranger to death at the weekend, Beeld newspaper reported on Monday.
Tavus Momberg (29) a guide at the Makweti Safari Lodge between Vaalwater and Lephalale, was taking photographs at the time.
He and a colleague were walking in the Welgevonden private game reserve in Limpopo around 11am on Sunday.
His colleague decided to turn back. It is believed that Momberg was trampled by the elephant when he decided continue the hike on his own to take more pictures, reported Beeld.
His body was found near the lodge later in the day.—Sapa.