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Lioness BF053 – “Cally”

    A very shy lioness was darted at the western boundary of the CKGR, and darted at the same time as male BM052 while they had been mating for about 20 hours beforehand. At the time BF053 had one single large cub, approximately 1.5 … [Read more]

Lion JM058 “Wasp”

  Lion JM058 was part of a pair of 6 year old lions first observed in November, 2009 in the Junction Pride range (see Figure 3.2) but were not part of the pride there and were apparently nomadic. Two years later they were observed inside … [Read more]

Lion TM059 “Bart”

  This young male with very striking facial features was part of a cohort of three young males. He was observed singly on several occasions and was estimated to be about 4 years old when collared in March, 2010. He spent a little time … [Read more]

Lion MM102 “Mogoto”

A male was collared in the north west of the reserve to fill an important gap in the developing pride map. Almost immediately the satellite collar failed and only occasionally returned sporadic data. After 132 days the collar removed with 24 days … [Read more]