Home for Sylvester



May 26, 2016
Home for Sylvester

MOVE: Sylvester the lion.

Sylvester, the lion which twice escaped from the Karoo National Park, sparking massive search operations, will be relocated to the Addo Elephant National Park.

South African National Parks said Sylvester would make his long-awaited move tomorrow.

“The lion will be moved into a boma within an existing 200ha enclosure in the Kuzuko contractual area of Addo Elephant National Park (AENP),” said SANParks’ William Mabasa.

Mabasa said they expected that he would bond with two young female cubs already in the larger enclosure, and ultimately establish himself as the resident pride male.

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