13. Naboisho Camp Male Lions Masai Mara Safari
13. Naboisho Camp Male Lions Masai Mara Safari

Lion Research and Identification

How to Identify Individual Lions

During your stay in Usangu, you will be able to identify lions using various methods.

The identification can be made using photos from game drives, or you can set up a camera trap. Using the data you gather, you'll complete an identification form available at the research center.


Please ensure you log your lion sightings on iNaturalist; below is the iNaturalist sightings record for lions in the Usangu area:

0 sightings have been recorded so far for this species.

Lion Identification

We are trying to identify all lions in the Usangu area, and you can help by recording individuals. Lions are identified using their whisker patterns and any specific markings/scars they may have. At Usangu, you will have access to ID Pages for all predators if you have quality images, please complete the form and record the individual sighting.

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