Skittish Lions Feast on Giraffe Kill for Days

There are a number of resident lion coalitions and prides on Africa on Foot and nThambo’s traverse. These are the local battle-scarred kings and queens that have staked their claim on the land around camps, and frequently put on award-winning shows for guests. The ever-shifting pride dynamics ensure things are never static with our lions, and we’re often gifted…

Lone Sumatra Male Lion in Klaserie Mates with Ross Females

Lion pride dynamics in any reserve are always shifting and changing with the wind – nothing is ever cast in stone, which is why we can never become emotionally attached to local prides.  Prides splinter, lionesses stick together and once strong kings are ousted when the testosterone fuelled sub-adults seek to take over. Sounds complicated?…

Balule Lion Dynamics: The Lowdown

If there’s one thing we know for sure about wildlife, it’s that you don’t know any thing for sure about wildlife. The unpredictable nature of the wild world and the animals that live in it is exactly what appeals to every lover of nature, and it is certainly what keeps us on our toes! Lions…

Male lion roaring on Ezulwini game drive

There are few things more remarkable than the things that occur in nature. The food chain makes the rules, and when it comes to the food chain, lions are pretty much on top. As apex predators, most lion deaths that occur naturally are the result of lion on lion battles, or else, a hunt gone…