Lions in South Africa

I have hunted with Coenraad Vermaack safaris. It was a few years ago, but their property is HUGE. Saw lions several times over the course of my plains game hunt. Lion proof fence around the main lodge to keep the lions out. Last night I was there we had dinner at a waterhole under a "supermoon". A male lion decided to visit the waterhole during dinner. He made folks nervous. As we were finishing up he started to roar/call some of the other lions. Have never forgotten that experience. You could feel it in your bones!
I was told that at that time their lions were importable. All are free range and a wild self sustaining population. Given the amount of game they had an endless buffet. At least during the dry season when game has to go to the waterholes...
Bruce
 

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Hi Ian, I'm contemplating my first outing, leaving UK via Dubai to Africa, taking rifles as you did.

I presume it went okay for you, would you have done anything differently? Cheers, Richard East Sussex
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