KopeLion News

  • Published On: November 28, 2022

    It's #GivingTuesday today, and after a whirlwind of a year for KopeLion, we'd like to say thanks for all the support that we've received from everyone, our donors, supporters, our hardworking team, the authorities we work closely with, the Ngorongoro community, and those who say, 'well done', 'sorry' or simply listen.

  • Published On: April 6, 2022

    Tanzania’s Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) is a critical site for lion which are classified as ‘Vulnerable’ on the IUCN red list.

  • Published On: July 6, 2021

    Noongoile has been seen in the company of two males: Laipangwa from Ndutu and Titan Jr, one of the Crater's Lake Quintet coalition.

  • Published On: March 6, 2021

    Ndolok Kitiliya lives in the most incredibly beautiful, but dry, Nasera area and is the Regional Coordinator for the Ilchokuti across to and including Ndutu.

  • Published On: March 6, 2021

    After some years of following Nosikitok and her pride in Ndutu, her collar dropped off as per schedule in December, and we needed to find a new lion to follow.

  • Published On: March 6, 2021

    Having counted and verified all observations of lion presence in the two administrative wards of Misigyo and Ngorongoro between October - January, we held the first ceremonies to announce how much the villages have earned during the period.

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It takes a team!Early warning of lion presence using GPS collars is such an important tool for supporting pastoralist communities in Ngorongoro to live with lions. The Ngorongoro lion research team together with Dr Wambura from NCAA and KopeLion Ilchokuti yesterday succeeded in collaring Lemiko (8yr old male) and LK124 (7 yr old female), both of whom originate from the crater but who have settled, with their pride, in the Esere plains.Emmanuel Lufilisha (Research Assistant) has been watching them for some months and his patience finally paid off. KopeLion partner with the research project to support human wildlife coexistence in Ngorongoro.@iucnsos IUCN Save Our Species @eu_partnerships EU International Partnerships @lionrecovery Lion Recovery Fund NABU International @pawfdn @lincolnparkzoo Lincoln Park Zoo @pman1056 Puneet Mansharamani @dm_wambura @emmaboycharle Roimen Lelya @lelyaroimen @ngorongoro_crater Ngorongoro #ngorongorolions #livingwithlions #ngorongoroconservationarea #lionconservation #humanlioncoexistence #ngorongoro #ngorongorocrater #communityconservation #corridotoftolerance ... See MoreSee Less
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Early warning of lion presence using GPS collars is such an important tool for supporting pastoralist communities in Ngorongoro to live with lions. The Ngorongoro lion research team together with Dr Wambura from NCAA, yesterday, succeeded in collaring Lemiko (8yr old male) and LK124 (7 yr old female), both of whom originate from the crater but whom have settled, with their pride, in the Esere plains.Emmanuel Lufilisha (Research Assistant) has been watching them for some months and his patience finally paid off. KopeLion partner with the research project to support human wildlife coexistence in Ngorongoro.Video: Roimen Lelya (Lion Conflict & Monitoring Officer) gently places the lions in the appropriate positions for monitoring and collaring. Credit: Dickson Wambura@iucnsos IUCN Save Our Species @eu_partnerships EU International Partnerships @lionrecovery Lion Recovery Fund NABU International @pawfdn @lincolnparkzoo Lincoln Park Zoo @pman1056 Puneet Mansharamani @dm_wambura @emmaboycharle Roimen Lelya @lelyaroimen @ngorongoro_crater Ngorongoro #ngorongorolions #livingwithlions #ngorongoroconservationarea #lionconservation #humanlioncoexistence #ngorongoro #ngorongorocrater #communityconservation #corridotoftolerance ... See MoreSee Less
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