Beau’s Pride attending Desert Dash

Thursday 19 October 2023

We are proud to support the “Desert Lion Conservation Team” participating in the 2023 Nedbank Desert Dash cycling race, and we will all be there to cheers and welcome the riders when they arrive in Swakopmund on the morning of 9 December 2023. “Go Team DLC!” more >>

Xpl-108 “Torra lioness” meets male Xpl-107 “Mwezi”: the future of Coastal Desert lions?

Monday 9 October 2023

A concerted effort was made to monitor the movements of Xpl-108 and to record all the major food items she consumed. After spending several days at the coast in April 2023, the lioness moved inland and spent over five months in the area between the Obab River, to the North, and the Huab River, to the south more >>

September 2023 – Giraffe Hunting in the Hoanib

Sunday 1 October 2023

A major development of the hunting behaviour and predation by the two “Orphan” lionesses (Xpl-106 “Alpha” and Xpl-109 “Bravo) occurred during the past two weeks. Due to our persistent continuity in monitoring the hunting behaviour and food intake of the lionesses, DLC is extremely fortunate to have documented the event. more >>

September 2023 – Hoanib Fieldwork

Sunday 1 October 2023

After spending a few days in the southern mountainous habitat of the Mudorib River, the lioness returned to the Hoanib and moved northwards. On 22 Aug 2023 she killed an adult ostrich in a narrow gorge 5 km north of President’s waterhole. During the night of 26 Aug 2023, whilst still feeding on the ostrich, the lioness moved to drink at the waterhole. more >>