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James Tyrrell

Photographic Guide/Media Team

James had hardly touched a camera when he came to Londolozi, but his writing skills that complemented his Honours degree in Zoology meant that he was quickly snapped up by the Londolozi blog team. An environment rich in photographers helped him develop the ...

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on Lion Cubs Update

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Suzanne Myers
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Thanks so much Jim on the update!!! The MATIMBAS & TSALALAS are my all time Favorite and thankful they are safe for now! Love the photos!

Wendy Hawkins
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Wonderful, thank you James 🙂

Vittorianna Manzari
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For years I’am registered to your newsletter. And for years I try to be your guest without succeding. THERE ‘S NEVER PLACE! What a pity! Because I love all this and all that you let me see.

Sue Christian Bell
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Thank you, this made my day.

Jill (Grady) Larone
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Thanks James, for the great update on the adorable new cubs and really fantastic pictures!

Krishna
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Thanks James for the wonderful update and photos of the Tsalala cubs.
I do hope they have the opportunity to reach full maturity and look forward to following them with you.

melanie
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Hard to believe you can hope for more amazing viewing ..these pics are amazing especially mom holding baby in her mouth! Mom looks gorgeous in this picture! Thank you

Al Kaiser
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What fantastic photos and viewing. Looking forward to seeing them again in a few months.

Tony Goldman
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Sensational photo Trevor !!

Chris J
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Hey James, Do these Matimba Males snatch kill from Tsalala females? Or they hunt for themselves most the time?

Mike Ryan
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Hi James, do you think the Majingalanes pose any threat or with the Den site being North it would just be too far ? Did I read there was a recent altercation between the Matimbas and the Majingalanes with the Matimbas chasing them back West?

James
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Hi Mike,
There have been a couple of altercations recently but from the looks of it it has been the Majingilane that have generally had the upper hand. They would certainly be a threat to the cubs as there were signs of a scuffle between the coalitions less than a kilometre from the densite…

Loretta
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Great update! They are so precious. I can’t wait to come back and see these new babies.

Ramone Lewis
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Can u update us on the Matimba Males progress

James Tyrrell
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Hi Ramone.
Unfortunately not, we haven’t seen them for months.

Trish Monck
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Those babies are just too cute-

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