News

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...

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...