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Sylvester, the Karoo lion, heading to Addo soon


Sylvester the lion will soon be relocated to Addo Elephant National Park where it is expected that he will establish himself as the pride male.

Video: Cecil the lion’s adorable grandcubs

©Graham Simmonds

Eight cute lion cubs seen in Hwange – thought to be the grandkids of Cecil the lion.

Paddling lion cubs and the croc

Wake of other croc in background (only spotted later) - StellaStewart6

Lion cubs come face to face with a crocodile in Kruger, South Africa.

A lion plays with his food


An uneasy dance between a lion and a topi calf in the Maasai Mara.

Escaped Karoo National Park lion recaptured


Sylvester the lion has been found and will be transferred to a boma at Karoo National Park until a final decision is reached on his future.

Graphic videos shows moment Kenyan rangers killed Mohawk the lion


Mohawk, a lion from Nairobi National Park was brutally shot yesterday by Kenya Wildlife Service rangers in an horrific scene.

SANParks apologises, considering various options for Sylvester the lion


SANParks apologises for statements regarding Sylvester, the lion that escaped from Karoo National Park, and says various options are being considered.

Outcry over SANParks’ announcement to put down Sylvester the lion

Sylvester the lion

Outcry after SANParks says that Sylvester the lion, that escaped from Karoo National Park near Beaufort West for the second time, will be euthanised.

Lion escapes yet again from Karoo National Park

Karoo National Park

A lion has escaped from the Karoo National Park near Beaufort West for the second time.

Three lions poisoned in Zimbabwe


Three lions have been poisoned in Zimbabwe for killing cattle.

A lion and his pet wildebeest


An unusual sighting of a lion playing with a wildebeest calf in the Serengeti!

Official statement by African Lion Working Group on canned hunting and captive breeding

©Janine Avery

A definitive line is drawn in the sand when it comes to canned hunting and captive-breeding by a respected group of lion specialists.

Hluhluwe iMfolozi staff member killed by sick lioness

Pictured lioness not the lion in question©Janine Avery

A long serving employee of Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife has been fatally attacked by a sick lioness at Hluhluwe iMfolozi Park.

Video: A wildebeest that never says die!


A riveting and emotional battle between a hungry lioness and a brave wildebeest that refuses to give up!

Raffle for lion hunt in Zimbabwe – also offered to non-hunters

© Janine Avery

Bubye Valley Conservancy in Zimbabwe is raffling an 18-day lion safari. However, the winner can choose not to hunt the lion.

Lion hunting buffalo in Ruaha


Lions take down a buffalo at Ruaha National Park.

Video: 4 lions kill 4 buffalo at Djuma


Mother nature at its finest as a group of male lions take down multiple buffalos at Djuma in the Sabi Sand.

Lions, hyenas and zebras! Oh my!


Interspecific competition in the Manyeleti Game Reserve, South Africa.

Video: leopard, lions and a noisy warthog in the rain

© FJ Mammes

A ruckus in the bushveld between leopards, lions and a noisy warthog!

Escaped lion found at old home

Mkuze Falls game reserve say their male lion will be returned home soon from Zululand Rhino Reserve, where he is pictured.

A lion that escaped from Mkuze Falls, near Pongola, has been found at Zululand Rhino Reserve, its old home about 70km from the game reserve from where it had escaped.

A strawberry blonde lion

The strawberry blonde lion © Irwin Seigel

An unusual sighting of a golden-coloured lion in Zambia.

A lion goes after a leopard mum and her cubs


A leopard reacts quickly to an approaching lion to save her cubs from any harm!

The end of canned lion hunting looks imminent


PHASA disassociates itself with canned lion hunting establishments as Blood Lions documentary makes waves in European parliaments.

The cats are out and about in the Timbavati

Ntsogwaan looking up at Marula female, note the saliva strands dangling from his mouth

The cats have been busy in the Timbavati!

All of the Big Five in one heat wave

© FJ Mammes

Seeing all of the Big Five in soaring temperatures.

A brave leopard cub and a hungry lion


A female leopard with three cubs take down an impala, but a lone male lion would rather have their dinner for himself!

Lion, elephant stare-down in the Serengeti


An elephant herd and a lion pride face off at a waterhole in the Serengeti.

A double take for this lion pride


Lions get a double serving on the Mara River.

5 cats in one sighting


When following four leopards, a lion shows up for a piece of the limelight.

The case of the dead leopard


Rangers examine the remains of an epic battle between a leopard and spotted hyena.

Lion kill: two for one


A lion makes a splash when it takes down not one but two zebra at Kalkheuwel waterhole in Etosha.

Video: Lion pride politics


Fury erupts in a lion pride as the dominate males attack a sub-adult female.

A hunting lesson for young lions


Young lions take a tormentingly longtime to take down an injured wildebeest in the Mara.

Lion kills safari guide in reserve where Cecil lived


A professional guide was fatally mauled by a male lion whilst out on a walking safari in Hwange National Park after doing everything he could to successfully protect his guests and ensure their safety.

Lions play a game of buffalo leapfrog


Revenge has never tasted so delicious as when a pride of lions take down a buffalo after being chased off their land.

Video: A hippo does a lion’s dirty work


A surprise attack in the Kruger National Park when an impala that had escaped from the claws of two lions was finished off by a hippo instead.

3 of the Big 5 in 1 photo


Three of Africa’s famous Big Five are caught on camera by lucky tourists!

Lions make light work of a waterbuck


Camera traps capture footage of lions feasting on a waterbuck after a particularly windy night in Limpopo.

A leopard’s lunch


After successfully protecting her two cubs from the Black Dam lion pride, all this mother leopard wants to do is enjoy her lunch in peace. But along comes an unwanted guest…

Snared lion in Kruger needs your help


A lioness with a snare around her neck has been spotted in Kruger and SANParks has asked the public to be on the lookout for her.

Excellent quotes and updates on Cecil the lion

© Wikimedia

Debate, drama and decisions in the wake of the death of Cecil, Zimbabwe’s iconic lion.

Teen calls on young people to get involved in conservation

Male lions, such as the one pictured above, are shot each day by trophy hunters around the world.

A teenager calls on young people across the world to stand up and act to save wildlife. Here’s his advice on how they can make a difference.

Carnivore filled game drives at Cheetah Plains


A trainee field guides at Cheetah Plains spent two days on drives with the head guide, and had a lot to report back on.

Video: Adorable lion cub with its mom


Watch this short but ridiculously cute video of a lioness and her cub interacting as they cross the road in Kruger National Park. Get ready for your heart to melt!

RIP Cecil the Lion King


An ode to Cecil, the legendary lion of Zimbabwe that recently died at the hands of hunters.

Two arrested for killing of Cecil the lion while authorities track hunter

Cecil the lion in Hwange National Park. © Bryan Orford, YouTube

Zimbabwe authorities are trying to track down the Spaniard that allegedly paid €50,000 to kill Cecil, one of Africa’s most famous lions.

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