Sikiria’s price of double courtship

Sikiria is one of our favourite collared lions with interesting movement patterns. He has travelled no less than 5,635 kms before settling in one area in Oltiasika. His area of choice has all the characteristic and positive factors for a lion’s permanent territory. It is abuzz with different prey species not to mention its proximity…

Lone lion kills a giraffe

We have seen lions bring down different prey species from A to Z – from aardvark, antelopes, elands ostrich, wildebeest to zebras.  But two days ago it was a different story.  A lone male lion jumped on the back of a mature male giraffe, devoured the tendons and was dragged on for over 500 meters…

Map of male lion’s amazing travels!

We told you a while ago that with the help of Lion Guardians Mokoi and Kisimir we had finally found male lion Sikiria, who likes to wander far and wide. We were able to download his movements from his collar and we are pleased to tell you we now have the results mapped out for…

Lion Guardians find elusive male lion!

The other day our Lion Guardians team went out to respond to a report from several Lion Guardians and members of the public, that a male lion has been constantly heard roaring within the Selenkay Conservancy. The team, which included Lion Guardians Kamunu and Lopono did ‘call in’ (playing sounds to attract the lion with…

Male lion kills a huge eland!

We were called yesterday by Lion Guardian Masarie who had just come across a huge eland kill, and the tracks of a big male lion. He reported that it was a fresh kill and that not much had been eaten, so we rushed to the scene, hoping to find out who had made this massive…

We find the missing lion!

Sikiria is an interesting lion. He has the kind of collar which means that once we find him, we can download all the GPS details of where he has been, without having to do more than press a few buttons! It sounds easy! BUT Sikiria loves to roam far and wide, and we haven’t been…