Mount Camdeboo Private Game Reserve Introduce Lions

Mount Camdeboo Private Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape has successfully released three relocated lions after eight weeks in isolation. This is the first time Mount Camdeboo has had lions in 180 years.

The lions were relocated from Limpopo’s Marakele National Park and Kwandwe Private Game Reserve near Port Elizabeth, as part of coinciding plans to find safe environments for their growing lion populations in these respective parks. By making the reserve available for species that may otherwise be culled or poached, Mount Camdeboo plays a vital role in the increase in numbers as well as allowing genetic diversity.