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Daughter Of Hunter Who Was Crushed To Death By An Elephant That Had Been Shot Posts Dead Gazelle Tribute Photo

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Daughter of hunter, who was crushed to death after an elephant, who had been shot, fell on him. The daughter posted a tribute on Facebook.

Carmen Botha, 21, uploaded an image of herself as a child along with father Theunis as the pair grab a rifle and rest their hands on a dead gazelle.

Carmen Botha, 21, the daughter of big game hunter Theunis who was crushed to death by an elephant, posted this image of herself and her father on Facebook in tribute

The post was uploaded on Sunday with no caption, but it quickly drew a lot of likes and comments from people sending their condolences.

Paul Scott wrote: ‘We are sending prayers from England to you and your family.’

Meanwhile Moses Mohale added: ‘My heartfelt condolences. God help you and your family in these tough times.

‘Trust in Him, He promised that He will never leave or forsake us.’

Theunis (left) was leading a hunting group in Zimbabwe when a female elephant was shot and fell on top of him, crushing him. He was remembered online by daughter Carmen (right)

Theunis, 51, was a great hunter from South Africa, but unfortunately died during a hunting trip in Zimbabwe, when his group came across a herd of elephants.

The group open fired on the elephants, who then got scared and charged at them.

A female elephant is then picked up Botha with its trunk and in an attempt to save Botha one of the hunters shot the elephant, however, this caused the animal to fall on top of him, crushing him to death.

Theunis is survived by wife Carika (together left) and their five children (Carmen pictured right), all of whom live in the city of Tzaneen, South Africa

Botha survived by his wife Carika and their five children, all who live in Tzaneen, South Africa.

Carika will be taking a trip to Zimbabwe to identify her husband’s body and bring him home.

Carmen seems to follow her father’s footsteps, she posted some pictures of herself on Facebook along with dead animals, including a boar and a monkey.

Theunis was a well-known hunter and ran a company offering the experience to others. Carmen posted several images of herself with what appears to be hunting trophies online

She also seems to own at least one pet dog and is pictured alongside several cows, as her family are reported to be ranchers.