Monthly Archives: February 2009

100 goats lost in the bush

Lion Guardian Mokoi has again saved the day in his local community by helping track and find over 100 lost sheep and goats. The animals had wandered off in search of pasture and water, which is becoming scarcer every day, and the local people were very worried they would get attacked by lions or hyenas. […]

Another cow killed â?? we have a suspect

Our Lion Guardian in Ol Donyo Wuas area, Solonka, has reported that a cow has been killed by lions, just 10 kms south of our camp. Solonka went to the site to verify the claim and try to find out which lion was responsible for the kill. Although our male lion Lentim’s signal was not […]

Another cow killed â?? we have a suspect

Our Lion Guardian in Ol Donyo Wuas area, Solonka, has reported that a cow has been killed by lions, just 10 kms south of our camp. Solonka went to the site to verify the claim and try to find out which lion was responsible for the kill. Although our male lion Lentim’s signal was not […]

Another cow killed â?? we have a suspect

Our Lion Guardian in Ol Donyo Wuas area, Solonka, has reported that a cow has been killed by lions, just 10 kms south of our camp. Solonka went to the site to verify the claim and try to find out which lion was responsible for the kill. Although our male lion Lentim’s signal was not […]

New male lion spotted – photo!

Lion Guardian Mokoi has finally located collared male Kasayio, who he found in the company of two other lions. Kasayio is one of those shy lions who will never show his face. But on this day, Mokoi and I were able to see one of Kasayio’s comrades, a young male that we have never encountered […]

Collared male lion kills livestock

One of our collared male lions Lentim has killed three cows up in the hills. This report was confirmed by our Lion Guardian Solonka today, who came to our camp to ask for a receiver and aerial to verify that it was Lentim that had made the kills. Here are some cows grazing up in […]

Lion hunt attempt by Maasai warriors

We had some worrying news last night. Four lions on the neighbouring ranch to ours – Kuku, where we have some study animals with collars had killed four cows. The local community was furious, and had gathered a large group of warriors together to go out and hunt for these lions. They had all got […]

Another sighting of Nemasi and her cubs

We are pleased to report another sighting of the elusive lioness Nemasi and her three cubs. She has been very hard to track recently because the frequency of her collar has interference from another source and it is difficult to pick up her signal. But Lion Guardians Mokoi and Olubi have been keeping track of […]

New lion cubs in the area!

The Guardians had a very successful end of month meeting. They brought us news from their areas of work, and told us they were all very happy as there has been some rain. On the way to the meeting Lion Guardians Koikai and Lenkina discovered some lion tracks which they said were a female and […]