What do lions eat?

What do lions eat?

Lions are carnivores, this means they like meat They eat many different kinds of animals, known as prey.  Lions can eat a LOT!  Male lions will eat an average of 7kgs of food a day and lionesses 4.5kgs.  Both are capable of eating up to 15% of their body weight during...
Zambezi National Park: February 2020

Zambezi National Park: February 2020

Zambezi National Park Report on Wildlife Monitoring & Research January – February 2020 This report has been compiled by Miss Angela Ferguson (Conservation Research Manager – ALERT), Tafadzwa Shumba (Elephant Research Officer) and students on attachment...
Chizarira Report: January 2020

Chizarira Report: January 2020

The ALERT Research Team at Chizarira National Park would like to acknowledge Wildlife Encounter and Antelope Park for their continued financial support towards conservation efforts at Chizarira National Park. The team is also grateful to Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife...
Lion Diseases

Lion Diseases

Endemic and epidemic diseases, viruses and parasites Impacting lion (Panthera leo) populations Introduction Diseases can be classified as endemic or epidemic dependant on their persistence in a population. Although lion populations can be affected by high mortality...
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