MEETING DESERT LIONS

A SCIONA team travelled through Skeleton Coast National Park to the Kunene River Mouth at the end of January 2020. Driving north, under guidance of Johan Van Rooyen, we set up camera traps next to the few water points along the route. On the way back, we met with the well-known lion researcher Dr Flip Stander, who handed over his book “Vanishing Kings – Lions of the Namib Desert” to the project. Our trip was topped off with the image of a very curious lioness when recovering our last camera trap.

Author(s): 
V. De Cauwer