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Erongo’s lions still a concern

NO one knows where the four ‘problem’ lions relocated from Kunene to the Erongo mountains last November are.

The lions were relocated by the Ministry of Environment and Tourism after they were said to be responsible for killing hundreds of small livestock in Kunene’s communal areas.

The Erongo Mountain Rhino Sanctuary Trust welcomed the lions with open arms, believing it was a safe haven for the cats to enjoy a protective ecosystem while also attracting tourists. Besides, there are also many other animals, and therefore there is a need for an ‘alpha predator’ to control the numbers.

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