The Tsalala Pride has been an iconic and renowned pride of lions on Londolozi having been around for over 20 years, we were saddened when the pride was reduced down to just the last standing female. Now living a solitary lifestyle she gave birth to a litter of three. With the odds stacked against her, she has successfully raised one of those female cubs, helping to boost the numbers within the pride. Pressure from many other lions on Londolozi pushed the duo further west more than four months ago.
Today, in a somewhat short but sweet sighting, we can happily say that they have finally returned back to Londolozi. This may only be a temporary visit, but it is a visit nonetheless.
The Ntsevu Sub-adults are roaming throughout Londolozi at present, being seen without any adults more than with. It is exciting yet challenging times ahead for these young lions.
After finding the Nkoveni Female leopard with an impala carcass on the fringe of her territory, we anxiously spend three game drives with her with the knowledge that the Senegal Bush Male leopard is lurking not too far away. Not knowing if he had mated with the Nkoveni Female are the cubs at risk if he was to come across and steal her kill?
Enjoy this Week in Video…
A young female that lives to the east and south of camp. Easily recognised by her 2:2 spot pattern she is often to be found in Marula trees.
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