Yesterday it was reported that a lion was on the loose near uLundi. However, according to Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife, it was not a lion but hyenas, which are less dangerous to humans.
Apparently the couple who spotted the animal on Tuesday morning (around 1:00 am) said they saw a big cat.
The paw prints of hyenas and lions are said to be comparable. This resulted in the animal tracker confusing the paw prints of the hyena with those of a lion.
Early this morning (around 3:00 am) a team from KZN Wildlife who were tracking the lion played a sound of feeding lion in order to lure it. However, two hyenas showed up. They ran away after realizing that they were being lured.