Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary, Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route Adventures South Africa
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Lionesses have a lot of power in lion society. The females typically work together to hunt down prey, and form crèches to look after their cubs. This cooperative behaviour brings in lots of food, and ensure that plenty of lion cubs survive to adulthood.   The female lions' empowerment stands in stark contrast to the human societies that live alongside the lions in Kenya's Samburu National Reserve. There, as in many other cultures throughout history, women have been discouraged from taking control – in part due ...

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Local Photographers Visiting

Two local photographers living here in The Crags, South Africa came for a visit and took a few photos.  They have decided to share a few of their amazing photos with us.  I could not keep these to myself so here you go...some amazing Jukani Widlife Sanctuary photos thanks to Eva Spyridis & Paul Francklin! Please also see our Photo Albums as I have loaded some of their photos in there as well....ENJOY        ...

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News From Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary

We are feverishly busy with preparations for little Lia's, the lion cub from Egypt, arrival early October. Her temporary holding camp inside Queenie's camp is almost finished and we are certain that she will love the space and all the hiding spots...and of course her new surrogate lion mother, Queenie.

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Here's Why Petting Lions For Conservation In Sa Is A Scam

Watch ian tell us how petting lions and walking with lions does not contribute to conservation.
Watch the interview - click here and view the trailer below #Bloodlions trailer below.

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Wednesday Was A Busy Day At Jukani Again...

  Two lionesses and a jaguar were tranquilized by our veterinarian, Dr Brendan Tindall, and received their follow up contraceptive implants.   It sounds easy peasy...but that is far from the truth!! It is always a dangerous task.   Darting Kara is an extremely difficult and dangerous task.   Firstly she is a big lioness with an equally big temper.   Secondly, she does not like Doc Brendan at all. As a matter of fact she makes it very clear to everyone that she does not like him and sn...

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