News

Human-lion Conflict Management == == Scenery

Wednesday 1 August 2018

The Ugab male, Xpl-110 who was translocated to the mouth of the Ugab River, has returned to the White Lady Lodge. == == Large areas of spectacular landscapes were covered in search of lions. The area between the Hoanib and Ugab Rivers was particularly beautiful. ...read more...

Incidents of human-lion conflict increased in the White Lady area of Brandberg

Tuesday 24 July 2018

Incidents of human-lion conflict increased in the White Lady area of the Brandberg during the past few weeks. The adult male, Xpl-110 who was involved in the killing of 172 sheep in Jan 2018, entered the White Lady Lodge perimeter on several occasions, killed livestock and moved through the campsites. ...read more...

Early-warning and monitoring systems == == Scenery & Wildlife movements

Friday 20 July 2018

During the past two weeks additional funding has been secured for the of implementing the NW Human-lion Conflict Management Plan. == & == The late rains during April 2018 has resulted in unusual movement patterns of some wildlife species, such as Hartmann’s zebra, gemsbok and springboks. Large areas are devoid of wildlife and many of the lion prides are struggling to find sufficient food. ...read more...

Purros Lion Problem == Brown Hyaena Study

Tuesday 3 July 2018

The male lion that was translocated to Sarusas spring after causing problems around Purros at the end of May 2018 has disappeared. == The breeding female of the Amp’s Poort brown hyaena clan was immobilised to replace a faulty radio collar. ...read more...

Mowe Bay Cabin == Orphan cubs & Floodplain Pride

Wednesday 13 June 2018

Weimann’s Carpentry from Swakopmund erected the new cabin in a remarkable period of less than five days. During the next few weeks the plumbing, ablutions and solar power will be fitted. == The Floodplain Pride and the three Orphan females were observed on several occasions. The adult lioness Xpl-69 was located in the lower Hoanib River where she was observed hunting giraffes. ...read more...