A Kenya Wildlife Service Ranger has been killed by a rhino he was guarding at Lake Nakuru National Park.
The ranger, is said to have been attacked and trampled on by the rhino.
He succumbed to injuries when he was being rushed to a private hospital in Nakuru.
Confirming the incident the park’s Senior Warden Catherine Wambani said it was unfortunate and failed to disclose the name of the ranger to the media.
“It is true, the ranger was attacked by the rhino within the park, we are contacting the family before making the name available to the media,”. Ms Wambani said.
Cases of rangers being attacked and killed by wildlife, has seen five rangers killed in Africa recently.