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injured lioness near Dalkeith

Unread postby ice » Wed Jul 22, 2015 1:15 pm

Earlier this week we saw an injured lioness near Dalkeith, looked aus if she was suffering from a broken hip. Does anybody have more information.

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Re: injured lioness near Dalkeith

Unread postby George_Brits » Wed Jul 22, 2015 1:50 pm

Hi Ice,

Aww thats such a terrible sighting to witness, one can assume that the lioness got injured during territorial fighting, a new pride male that wanted to stamp down his authority etc.

A few years ago I saw an injured lioness at Dalkeith waterhole too, but she died the same day. :(

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Re: injured lioness near Dalkeith

Unread postby ice » Wed Jul 22, 2015 1:55 pm

Well, I might assume the same but I was hoping somebody knew something 8)

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Re: injured lioness near Dalkeith

Unread postby barryels » Wed Jul 22, 2015 3:12 pm

ice,

It is always the best to report such sighting to the ranger at the nearest camp and in this instance to the ranger at Mata-Mata? This action leads to an immediate follow up.

Although days passed since the sighting, I will inform SANParks PR asap to communicate with the Park Manager and will post their findings here :thumbs_up: .
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Re: injured lioness near Dalkeith

Unread postby barryels » Thu Jul 23, 2015 3:53 am

Dear ice,

The response from the rangers in Kgalagadi is that nobody reported the injured lioness near Dalkeith yet.

Although it is always sad to see an animal suffer, the rangers will not intervene except when the injury occurred as a result of human behaviour.
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