BABOON TERROR. . . Primates unleash orgy of violence on pupils snatching books and lunch tins

BABOON TERROR. . . Primates unleash orgy of violence on pupils snatching books and lunch tins 1

By Gibson Mhaka Pupils at St Christopher Primary School in Gwanda are living in fear of regular visitors in the form of baboons which have allegedly launched an orgy of violence attacking them while ransacking classrooms in attempt to seize their food. So daring are the baboons that they are reportedly disrupting lessons by entering the classrooms through the windows and snatching books, lunch boxes and bottles. When a B-Metro news crew visited the school on Tuesday morning, it was greeted by a troop of baboons milling around the school…

Read More

Binga hospital terror baboons disrupt surgeries, steal from expecting mothers

Binga hospital terror baboons disrupt surgeries, steal from expecting mothers 2

BULAWAYO – Imagine you are a hospital patient undergoing a surgical procedure, and a baboon suddenly lands next to your bed. Terrified at the thought? Well, consider patients and medical staff at Binga district hospital who daily have to fight off the primates which have caused untold damage. Roofing sheets have been destroyed by baboon troops, and occasionally the animals misjudge their swings and land among patients. Expecting mothers who cook their own meals recount how the baboons emerge from the nearby mountains and valleys as they prepare lunch and…

Read More