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Fear as stray lions invade Kihihi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Rushoroza parish in Kihihi Sub County in Kanungu district are living in fear because of a stray Lion in their area. On Monday evening, five Lions escaped from Queen Elizabeth National Park in Kihihi Sub County into the community. The Lions ate two …

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Lions suspected in drowning of 400 buffaloes in Botswana

Gaborone, Botswana | AFP | More than 400 buffaloes believed to have been chased by lions drowned in a river in northern Bostwana this week, the government said. The mass drowning occurred in Chobe River near the border with Namibia. Early investigations by authorities in both countries “suggest that an …

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When lions, elephants attack

Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Craig Packer, professor of ecology, evolution, and behaviour at the University of Minnesota and Director of the Lion Research Centre recently delivered a paper at the 2018 Dawkins Award Lecture at Oxford University titled, “The Conservation Conundrum in Africa: Why can’t Wildlife Pay its Way?” …

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Tears over dead lions

But pressure over resources remains between people and beasts in national park Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | The war between man and animal has erupted again, as it often does, in Queen Elizabeth National Park in western Uganda. The recent pile of 11 lion carcasses discovered by park rangers in …

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