Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority can confirm receiving a report of two adult lions which were sighted today the 21st of January 2015 at Number 1 Prospect View, Number 1 Village in Hwange.
After the visual contact one of the lions is reported to have jumped into the yard of the next house that is number 3 Prospect View, Number 1 Village, Hwange.
The Authority immediately sent a team which is currently on the ground. The joint team is following the spoor of the lions. The search team is composed of six (6) Rangers from Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority as well as a professional hunter from Parks who will professionally guide the teams, team members from Hwange RDC and officers from ZRP Hwange, Hwange ZRP Support Unit.
The Authority wants to appeal to Hwange residents not to travel at night and to avoid bushy areas. The Authority will maintain its team on the ground until the situation is brought to normal.