Recent reports point to the possible efficacy of the re-introduction of captive-bred lions in the fight against the continuing decline in numbers.
As Chief Operating Officer for the African Lion & Environmental Research Trust (www.lionalert.org) I work with a large team of people in both Zimbabwe and Zambia; all striving to ensure a future for Africa's most iconic species as part of a holistic approach to conservation. This blog will bring the latest tales from the projects, including our Life in the Pride series, an insider's look at a pioneering pride of lions.
With the King of Beasts facing silent extinction across Africa and India, World Lion Day, on 10 August 2013, is the first global campaign to celebrate the importance of the lion worldwide
Fisher’s Loverbirds, lions and genet cats are some of the animals you may encouter on safari at Lake Manyara, northern Tanzania. David Youldon shares his encounter with these animals on his latest escapade in the east African country.
Not far south from Seronera in the Serengeti lay the Moru Kopjes, an area of rocky outcrops. David Youldon and his friends, in search of Tanzanian wildlife, landed upon this this area. Here is the latest installment of his road in the east african country.
After conquering Ndutu, David Youldon and his friends headed north for Seronera, a woodland in a sea of grass. In this instalment, Youldon shares their struggle to find a campsite and encounter with wildlife in the Tanzanian wilderness.
David Youldon and three friends recently ventured into the heartland of safari and visited Tanzania. This is an account of his visit to one of the country’s largest national park, Tarangire National Park.
After visiting the world famous Ngorongoro Crater, David Youldon and his friends headed north west to Ndutu. This is an account of his time at one of Tanzania’s largest wildlife conservation areas.
Wildlife, conservation and unparralleled scenery are some of the things that come into mind when one thinks of Ngorongoro Crater. David Youldon braved the horrendous roads to mingle with Africa’s wildlife at the world’s largest unbroken volcanic caldera.
After exploring Moremi and Savuti on a self-drive Botswana safari, we headed to Linyanti and Chobe for the last part of the trip.
Our time was up in Moremi Game Reserve and so we packed up the vehicle and headed north to Savuti Camp to continue our Botswana self-drive safari.