News

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...

Purros Problem Lion & Humpback whale

Sunday 3 June 2018

About the young adult male lion that caused problems around Purros at the end of May == On 29 May 2018 a dead Humpback whale washed ashore at Mowe Bay. Measurements and biological data were collected. The whale measured 10.2 metres in body length. ...read more...

Movie Premier & Book Launch and the Purros Lion Problem

Thursday 24 May 2018

On 9 May 2018 the final premier of the film, Vanishing Kings II – Desert Legacy, was held at the Namibian National Theatre in Windhoek. +++ For several weeks an adult male lion has been reported moving along the Gomatum River to Purros where livestock losses occurred ...read more...

Flash floods - 4Deserts Namib Race - Early-warning systems test

Saturday 5 May 2018

Unusually widespread rains during the past two weeks have changed the face of the desert. In addition to the six major river systems, flash floods were recorded along several of the smaller drainage lines, including the Obab, Beacon, Samanab, Springbok and Agab Rivers. The entire area between the Huab and Hunkap Rivers up to approximately 10km from the coast is covered in a blanket of green grass. ...read more...

Dust storms, Flash floods and Rainfall

Tuesday 24 April 2018

Unusually widespread rains during the past two weeks have changed the face of the desert. In addition to the six major river systems, flash floods were recorded along several of the smaller drainage lines, including ...read more...