News

Early-warning and monitoring systems

Friday 14 September 2018

Two adult male lions from the Orowau and Hunkap Prides were located and fitted with Early-warning collars. Four adult lionesses were also immobilised and fitted with the new collarsSince May 2018 a total of 17 new collars have fitted to lions: 4 satellite collars and 13 Early-warning collars. ...read more...

Human-Lion Conflict Management – Ugab River

Tuesday 28 August 2018

During the past month the Desert Lion Project invested a lot of time, resources and energy by collaborating with the Ministry of Environment & Tourism in addressing the human-lion conflict problem in the White Lady / Brandberg area of the Ugab River. ...read more...

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...