Paola Bouley

Coexistence with Lions: the Climate Change Factor

BOISE, ID. – A new study finds that changes in climate over the next three decades could increase conflicts between lions and cattle across vast regions of eastern Africa – unless smart actions are taken today. Corresponding author: neilcarter@boisestate.edu. Photo © ...

VIDEO: Tiny lion cub has a message for the world

A few days ago we were greeted for the first time – most dramatically – by a 3.5 week old lion cub born to Gorongosa National Park’s “Sungue Pride.” Gorongosa’s wildlife is rebounding, lions too.  National Geographic’s Big Cat Initiative ...

Rapid-Response Unit Saves Lions

By Tonga Torcida & Paola Bouley Lion Rescue Unit: Rui Branco, Paola Bouley, Antonio Paulo, Tonga Torcida, Alfredo Matevele, Louis van Wyk. We found our lioness, Rosa, on the edge of the lake and close to a community inside the ...

Big Cats of Mozambique – the Comeback

GORONGOSA: Rebirth of Paradise premieres on Tuesday, Sept. 22 on PBS 8/7c Recovering from a civil war, one still reverberating through the heart of the Park, this is the story of the hopes and struggles of those fighting to secure one ...

No Lion Cub Left Behind – WildCam Gorongosa Launches!

  Lion cubs are photographed following closely behind their mother at night in #Gorongosa National Park.  Field cameras are strategically placed throughout the Park by the Gorongosa Lion Project to provide crucial tracking information for a historic recovery effort to ...

A Nossa Família Leonina – Our Lion Family

NEW LION CONSERVATION FILM FOR EDUCATORS– Projecto Leões da Gorongosa is proud to announce the release of a new educational film, free to wildlife and conservation educators across the globe.  Set in Gorongosa National Park in Central Mozambique, where ...

VIDEO: Young Women Rising to Save Lions in Mozambique

The late Nobel Peace Prize winner and environmental activist, Wangari Maathai, once said: “It’s the little things citizens do. That’s what will make the difference. My little thing is planting trees.” Well in Gorongosa National Park in central ...

Uncharted Territory for Gorongosa’s Lions

The Cheringoma Plateau on the eastern boundary of Gorongosa National Park is a stronghold of biodiversity and until recently largely unexplored, particularly for large carnivores. In April of 2013 Projecto Leões joined an expedition to document biodiversity on the Plateau. ...

Killing Sprees of a Mother Lioness

It was one of those eerily beautiful winter mornings in Central Mozambique. Smoke hung thick in the air from the seasonal fires that had begun raging across the land, and Bob Poole and I hopped into his land rover and ...

Killing Sprees of a Mother Lioness

It was one of those eerily beautiful winter mornings in Central Mozambique. Smoke hung thick in the air from the seasonal fires that had begun raging across the land, and Bob Poole and I hopped into his land rover and ...