The wild dogs have returned!

In September 2017, a pack of 4 wild dogs was found in Kasonso. They remained near the same area for a few weeks and as we suspected, it turns out the female chose to den in a hole near a termite mound in Kasonso. A week or two later the whole pack was found in the plains north of our Lushimba Lodge, except now there were 8 pups! This was very exciting for us. The pack was sighted regularly in the thicket and woodland areas just north of our lodge. The Zambian Carnivore Progra

Hyena cubs of Kasonso

It is with great excitement that we announce the discovery of a hyena den in Kasonso! Whilst on an aerial patrol, our helicopter pilot spotted a hyena sitting at a burrow. He flew around the burrow and the hyena did not move. Usually hyena flee when they see the helicopter so this was very unusual. A few days later we decided to put up a camera trap on a wooden pole near a very active burrow entrance. 5 days later, we retrieved the SD card on the camera trap and much to our s