lions Tag

Fifteen months after Zimbabwe's two infamous lion killings earned the Lower Dete Valley its reputation as the graveyard of Hwange National Park’s big cats, Oscar Nkala visited the area to...

[caption id="attachment_3878" align="alignright" width="300"] The Five Musketeers are desert-adapted lions that manage to survive in the incredibly harsh conditions of the Kunene rock desert and adjoining Skeleton Coast Park. Photo...

In the wake of the killing of Cecil by trophy hunter Walter Palmer, Gareth Patterson investigated how and why the US trophy-hunting industry has been funding scientific field research on...

Why did Cecil’s shooting become such a big issue? What we are witnessing, writes Gareth Patterson, is one of the largest demonstrations of the power of civil society – driven...

The Botswana government banned canned hunting of large carnivores, in response to an Oxpeckers cross-border investigation. Lawrence Seretse reports...

Tshekedi Khama dispatched a team of investigators to probe how lions exported from Botswana ended up in a canned hunting facility in South Africa. Investigation by Lawrence Seretse...

Transnational exposé: In his latest lion deal, agriculture minister Christian de Graaff exported a huge shipment of lions to a canned hunting outfit in South Africa. By Fiona Macleod, Charné...