Lions vs hyenas is the ultimate African drama. New research has shed light on the dynamics between these two apex predators
Counting lions using correct techniques is vital to understand how many lions there are. Historical surveys have not resulted in good data
We interview researcher and conservationist Craig Packer about lion trophy hunting – with a focus on Tanzania, his former home
We spoke to Lord Ashcroft about his book UNFAIR GAME – a must-read exposé of South Africa’s morally bankrupt captive lion breeding industry
Scientists have used genome sequencing of lions to reveal the evolutionary history of living & extinct lion species.
Kevin Richardson, AKA ‘Lion Whisperer – some hard questions and frank replies about his public shows of affection for his captive lions
A great sighting as two lionesses show off their athletic climbing skills as they make their way up a near-vertical cliff face in pursuit of potential prey.
For the best chance of seeing lions in the wild, it would be advisable to head to one of Africa’s ‘lion hotspots’
South African lion farmers are supplying large volumes of lion bone, teeth and claws as ‘tiger parts’ to an insatiable Asian market – says a report recently published by the Environmental Investigation Agency. South Africa is the world’s largest exporter of lion body parts.
The USA government has tightened regulations about the importation of lion trophies – focusing on South African captive lion trophies
A brief summary of the main decisions taken at CITES CoP17 that affect African wildlife species.
Safari report-back: A trip of a lifetime to Uganda – spectacular sightings of birds, great apes, and so much more. By Malcolm and Trish Lund
Watch this epic video and images of a stand-off and brawl between hyenas and lions over a buffalo in Kenya’s Maasai Mara
A debate for and against the motion “Hunters Conserve Wildlife”.
Video footage and epic photos of rarely-seen white lions mating in Timbavati, Greater Kruger. Chat to our safari consultants & pack your bags!
Leading African tourism companies call for an end to captive breeding, canned hunting and other forms of abuse of lions
Conservation Action Trust asks the question whether trophy hunting is helping or harming lion populations at Bubye Valley Conservancy as they announce a potential culling of 200 lions.
27 things you need to know about lion trophy imports in the US, and the impact hunting is having on lions in Africa.
The conflict between subsistence farmers and lions continues in the Amboseli ecosystem as a lion pride is poisoned.
Lions from the Marsh Pride, made famous by the Big Cat Diary series, have been poisoned in the Maasai Mara with at least two lions dead as a result.
Dereck Joubert responds to hunter claims – explains how the argument for hunting gets thinner each time it is tested
Rwanda’s new lion residents set free into Akagera National Park.
After viewing the new film Blood Lions, Hermann Meyeridricks is asking the hunting association to reconsider its position on lion hunting.
We interview wildlife campaigner Ian Michler, and filmmaker Nick Chevallier about their new film, Blood Lions.
The lion population in Niassa National Reserve is increasing as a result of “getting huge amounts of meat” from poached elephants.
The EWT calls for the public to question the role of captive carnivore facilities and the management of the animals in their care.
Akagera’s new lions settle into their boma after a 46 hour journey.
7 lions to travel from KwaZulu Natal to Akagera National Park in Rwanda as part of project to restore local biodiversity in the Park.
Lions could be in trouble in Namibia’s arid northwest if nothing is done to reduce human-predator conflict
How lions in South Africa are destined to end up being traded to China.
Lion cubs interact with a bat-eared fox in the Kalahari.
In light of the events in Tanzania on the first of January, Jeremy examines the age old conflict between humans and lions in East Africa.
From herds of lechwe in the flood plains to the fishing festival of the Lozi people. Liuwa Plain National Park is place worth visiting!
Gareth Patterson’s book, My Lion’s Heart, is the incredible story of one man’s determination to give a small group of young orphaned lions a fresh start in life.
Play put on to prepare locals for the lion’s return to Akagera.
Join us on a great walk through Tsavo as we come across elephants, lions, hyenas, crocodiles and much more…
Scott Ramsay’s travels take him to the Kruger National Park, a landmark area in the history of wildlife conservation.
iSimangaliso Wetland Park intends to realise a conservation vision of restoring all historically occurring game back into the world heritage site. With the introduction of eland, the next and final species will be brought back.
Brumbies rugby player, Clyde Rathbone, speaks out about lions in captivity and the moral dilemma surrounding visiting them.
The African Impact Mara Naboisho Volunteer Project recently had an incredible encounter in the Mara Naboisho Conservancy when a group of lions trapped a hyena inside the carcass of a dead elephant.
Liuwa’s Park Manager has captured the first clear images of the three lion cubs, born four months ago in Liuwa National Park.
In the Maasai community where 13-year-old Richard Turere lives, cattle are all-important. But lion attacks were growing more frequent. In this short, inspiring talk, the young inventor shares the solar-powered solution he designed to safely scare the lions away.
A new low-tech solution is helping eliminate an age-old problem in northern Tanzania – the conflict between predators and farmers. Living walls are keeping livestock safe from attacks by big cats, and the cats safe from Masai spears.
Photos of a pride of lions attacking a tiny wild cat in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park.
Shivani Bhalla, a fourth-generation Kenyan who founded Ewaso Lions in 2007, has been awarded the 2013 Rabinowitz-Kaplan Prize for the Next Generation in Wild Cat Conservation.
While everyone was driving south out of the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park in middle of January, going back to work and heading back to school, Scott was driving north, into the heat. Read about his summer adventure.
After 44 years of absence, lions are being introduced into the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, affording the park with Big 7 status.
A thought-provoking blog post about how a well-managed trophy hunting operation has a positive effect on both wildlife and communities.
Sadistic tyrants or protective fathers? The legend of the Mapogo lions lives on many years after their disappearance