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James Tyrrell


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 A Superb Run of Sightings: Part 3

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Andrew and Daniel Bolnick
Digital Tracker

Thanks for the updates. Watching all the progress. This is the next best thing to being there

Darlene Knott
Master Tracker

What an exciting sighting! Those little cubs are adorable. I think the mama has her hands full. It will be interesting to see how many of the five survive. Wonderful post, James! And terrific pictures!

WOW! How exciting! The pictures are wonderful and the updates are spectacular!!! I am so curious about the future of these tiny cubs. Thank You very much!

Denise Vouri
Guest contributor

This is truly an exciting sighting and 5 cubs!! What a birth that must have been. I’m hoping that I’ll have an opportunity to see a few of the new additions

Wendy Macnicol
Digital Tracker

Hi James. What lovely pics. Such a joy to see those little faces. Good for Mama! A stout effort. Wendy M

Mary Beth Wheeler
Guest contributor

This would be a ‘dream sighting’ for me! Five little cubs and a relaxed lioness in the Maxabene, a favorite place – awesome!

Janie Hansen

Hi James, My husband and I loved riding with you one year ago with the Smith/Case group. I have thoroughly enjoyed this 3-part series. So much out there we seldom see so close. Looking forward to reading the report on the data collected. Great work!

Joanne Wadsworth Kelley
Master Tracker

Nothing more exciting than finally viewing these darling Cubs. So tiny and cute. I’m wishing them the best future.

Henk Slettenhaar
Senior Digital Ranger

Thanks for sharing this story and the awesome photos.

Callum Evans
Guest contributor

Incredible sighting!!

Tina Gutierrez

Thanks for the great pictures and story. The cubs are so small! Who knows what pride or coaltions we are witnessing for the future. I hope you are able to continue to document this family if lions! Cheers!!

Marinda Drake
Master Tracker

Amazing sighting. It is always a highlight to see lion cubs.

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