Learning About African Lions and Preparing for Their Arrival

Learning About Lions

The lions are coming, the lions are coming, the lions are coming! We took a break from homeschool this week to focus on lions. We have four lions arriving from South Africa on Monday. Two males and two females that will make up our starter population. To say we are excited is an understatement. There haven’t been lions seen in this reserve since the 1980s, but the project has restored their habitat to make sure there is plenty for these predators to eat and all the final preparations for their arrival are being made. The holding area (called a boma) is finished, this is a 250 square meter fenced enclosure where the lions will be held for their first three to four weeks so that […] Read more »