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 Post subject: Re: Lion released in Mountain Zebra National Park
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Great news SANParks. :thumbs_up: :clap: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Lion released in Mountain Zebra National Park
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Awesome news!!!........... :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Lion released in Mountain Zebra National Park
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yay :dance:

we'll be making a trip there soon :thumbs_up:


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 Post subject: Re: Lion released in Mountain Zebra National Park
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Reintroduction to this wonderful park is really good news, well done and thanks.

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 Post subject: Re: Lion released in Mountain Zebra National Park
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And the befriending among the lions themselves seems to
have worked quickly as well, judging by the pic. 8)

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 Post subject: Re: Lions in the Mountain Zebra Park
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Hi HeatherY,

The media release is here

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 Post subject: Re: Lions in the Mountain Zebra Park
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Thank you, HeatherY!

If you check the report -- one lioness from Karoo (I suppose one on the young females), and 2 males from Welgevonden nature reserve (if I remember correctly, that borders on Marakele near Thabazimbe) -- hopefully they are also "disease free" like the Kgalagadi lions....

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Slowly but surely there are more wild lion watching opportunities for us in the Cape!

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 Post subject: Re: Lion released in Mountain Zebra National Park
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Wonderful! Congratulations MZNP! :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Lion released in Mountain Zebra National Park
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this is wonderful news!!

Going there again in 2 months time :dance:

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 Post subject: Re: Lions in the Mountain Zebra Park
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Yes, the three "disease free" lion spent their first night of freedom in Mountain Zebra last night. All is well.

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 Post subject: Re: Lion released in Mountain Zebra National Park
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Haupie, my wish for you is that you will hear the rolling thunder over the valleys of the male telling all the He is the King

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 Post subject: Re: Lion released in Mountain Zebra National Park
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Superb news!!!

Pleasantly surprised that the cheetah tracking will continue as I feared they would have stopped doing that.

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 Post subject: Re: Lion released in Mountain Zebra National Park
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Will be there next Sunday 05 May for five nights so with luck may be able to see/hear them. Will try to get :cam: :cam:


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 Post subject: Re: Lions in the Mountain Zebra Park
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Yes, the three "disease free" lion spent their first night of freedom in Mountain Zebra last night. All is well.


:thumbs_up: :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Lions in the Mountain Zebra Park
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Well done SANParks :clap: This is a great moment in the history of our parks.

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