News

Leopard kills Cape fur seals

Tuesday 19 May 2020

For several years the movements of an adult male leopard were monitored around the Uniab Delta. The leopard was captured on several camera-traps that were placed in the area to record the movements of lions ..read more >>

Garth Owen-Smith

Saturday 2 May 2020

One of the most respected and dynamic figures in global wildlife conservation passed away in the early hours of 11 April 2020. ..read more >>

Movements and activities during lockdown

Friday 24 April 2020

Movements and activities of the Project have been severely limited by both the lockdown restrictions that was expanded to the whole of Namibia in mid-April, as well as extensive rainfall that resulted in flooding of some ephemeral rivers. ..read more >>

Conservation in a new world

Wednesday 1 April 2020

The month of March has brought about such dramatic changes to the entire world that it is hard to maintain perspective. The work and activities of the DLCT are continuing, albeit at a reduced level due to movement restrictions and support services. ..read more >>

Lions in the Hoanib area

Wednesday 26 February 2020

Cubs of Kowarib lioness: a substantial effort was made to locate & rescue the three cubs of the lioness that was shot near Kowarib ..read more >>

Kowarib HWC part 2

Sunday 23 February 2020

The wounded lioness near Kowarib was fitted with a satellite collar in June 2019. Early in Feb 2020 she and her three 6-month old cubs moved close to Kowarib. ..read more >>

Human-lion conflict & Rapid Response Team training

Monday 17 February 2020

Due to large numbers of livestock utilising the Nuwepos area in the Anabeb Conservancy during 2019, the area is now devoid of grazing. As a result the resident lions are struggling to find natural prey species, such as zebras, and the lions have moved towards livestock at Kowarib. ..read more >>

Newsletter January 2020

Tuesday 28 January 2020

A productive period was spent in the north-central section of the study area. A new data logger was erected at a strategic location to capture movement data from lions fitted with Early-warning collars ..read more >>