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Regular lion monitoring with the use of
After darting the lion and fitting the c
Two cow killed by lions at mbugwe village Mdori_edited.jpg

Mkomazi  Carnivore Project receives fund from The Rufford Small Grants for Nature Conservation

May 15, 2019

This fund will help in running the project activities collecting data on lion demography and conservation education to the village bordering Mkomazi National Park, Tanzania

VHF Collaring

May 2019

¨VHF transmitters attached to the lion , emit a pulsed radio signal allowing a researcher to physically locate and observe the lion by homing into the signal using a receiver and directional antenna. Then researcher records a location on a handled GPS, as a visual sighting data is collected on home range, habitat usage, animal behaviour, demographics and diet.

Livestock depredation

May 18, 2019

Livestock depredation by large carnivores entails economic damage to farmers. This may add to the conflicts between conservation interests and livestock owners