Meet Lion Guardian Lenkina

Lenkina is a great guy. He gets along really well with all the Lion Guardians and camp staff alike. He has one of those radiant and easy-going personalities which mean that he fits in anywhere and with everyone regardless of the situation.

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He has a “spark plug” effect on his fellow Lion Guardians and members of his community – things never get low with him around. Like that vital element in an engine, he keeps things around him ticking along in a good natured and relaxed way. This is why he gets on so well with his community, and they listen to his advice about how to live with carnivores.

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He is always helping his community out, for example helping make their bomas preadator-proof.

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He also spends time teaching new Lion Guardian volunteers. Here he helps Solonka to learn how to use the GPS.

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Lenkina has participated in many lion hunts, but he was never the first person to spear a lion (which holds a particular status in Maasai culture). He is married to one wife and has one child.

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One comment on “Meet Lion Guardian Lenkina

  1. Moipaai on said:

    I have known Lenkina for long,he was my classmate in lower primary before harsh dropping out of school. He was such a nice friend to me. good work ero lenkina

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