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LIONS ARE NOW SHOWING UP IN AKAGERA NATIONAL PARK-RWANDA

Lion picslion-cubsAdditional to birdwatching, Akagera National Park is becoming the paradise destination for game driving after re-introduction of lions. The re-introduction was done on 30th June 2015 and currently lions are easily showing up in plains of the park.  In a period of less than one year of re-introduction, 7 cubs were recorded and now the family has grown to 14 individuals.  In addition, mating was also witnessed in Muhana Plain, suggesting more cubs are expected in the near future.

Travelling to Akagera with Birding and Educational Tours Ltd will provide you better opportunities for watching these rare and powerful carnivores interacting, hunting and, luckily napping, etc. Additional to the sighting of lions, you will also experience hundreds of birds including the rare Red-faced Barbet, Purple-crested Turaco, etc. and other wild mammals like elephants, leopard, spotted hyena, buffalos, zebras, giraffes, hippos, and many species of antelopes.