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 Post subject: Re: Addo Lions
Unread postPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2011 6:41 pm 
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Thanx for the pics.

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 Post subject: Re: Addo Lions
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Lucky you! Have not been in an while - nice photos too. You all keeping well?

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 Post subject: Re: Addo Lions
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Roy and Nomad last Friday 2km from Matyholweni gate.
Roy was sooo asleep , never moved
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But Nomad tried to be awake but did not last too long
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 Post subject: Re: Addo Lions
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Have you seen lions lately?
Where is the best place in Addo to find them this summer?


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 Post subject: Re: Addo Lions
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The sightings that have been reported in the last while have been mainly down south in the Colchester area of the Park. The lions seem to be seen mostly on the Ngulube Loop and Vukani Loops but sometimes also on the Mbotyi Loop.
In the last week or so, Ardlam (one of the older lionesses) has been in the Carols Rest area on the northern side of the main game area.
Happy lion spotting :D

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 Post subject: Re: Addo Lions
Unread postPosted: Tue Jan 03, 2012 6:48 am 
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Yesterday morning...Ngulube loop.

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Beautiful photo J.J - looks like they were on a mission?

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 Post subject: Re: Addo Lions
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beautiful picture, beautiful pose :clap:

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Very well captured, J.J. :clap: :clap: :clap:


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 Post subject: Re: Addo Lions
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Lucky...lions for the third visit in a row.

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 Post subject: Re: Addo Lions
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Beautiful pictures of Addo lions!

Question: Are there no cubs due soon in that part of the world?

It has been a very long time since any lion cubs were born in Addo -- what about Aardlam?
Are they perhaps on contraceptives to keep the numbers low?

Any news would be welcome -- I hope to pop in there before Easter!

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 Post subject: Re: Addo Lions
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Does anyone know why a lion was darted yesterday at Addo (January 18)? Just curious. Thanks!


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 Post subject: Re: Addo Lions
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Friedrich von Hörsten wrote:
Question: Are there no cubs due soon in that part of the world?

It has been a very long time since any lion cubs were born in Addo -- what about Aardlam?
Are they perhaps on contraceptives to keep the numbers low?


Hi Friedrich,
Yes, the lionesses have been contracepted to keep the lion numbers on the conservative side. As you will know, we have already had to move lions out of the Park (to Karoo NP and private game reserves) when their numbers increased as this would have had a ngative effect on the predator-prey balance in the system.

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Does anyone know why a lion was darted yesterday at Addo (January 18)? Just curious. Thanks!

Hi Massey,
As far as I know (and checked with the conservation manager), no lions have been darted this week...where did you see a darted lion?

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