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United States T_Ferguson Offline
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(02-25-2024, 01:30 PM)BigLion39 Wrote:
(02-23-2024, 07:29 AM)Redroadmale Wrote: Hope Osupaat can hold his territory for another year for the cubs

Well chances are very slim and will depend on if Lemek Boys want more prides. They are a powerful coalition of 4 and have had run-ins with both Fig Tree Boys already. Plus Osuppat, his 2 sons, and the whole pride will have to dodge the huge herds of cattle currently grazing in the Conservancy. Not sure people grasp the density of how much livestock is there and in the Mara. Rangers and guides, not all of them, but most, don't want people sharing pics and videos of the cattle and sheep. One poor tourist was just there and was attacked on social media by guides because he shared photos. He was actually there looking for Nyekendu.  These photos were taken a few days ago by YanYanYan, a tourist and they were taken in OMC in Enkoyunai Pride territory. Like I said he was there with his family, spent over $10k U.S., he was looking for Nyekendu, and instead saw many herds of cattle. He wasn't a happy camper.

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This is the sad reality facing the once plentiful large game of Africa.  As I've said many times, the only solution to this problem is to give all of these people (however many millions live in Central Africa) a new way of life, and move them away from this area.  This solution is never going to happen, and Big Cats and Elephants will be gone from existence within our lifetimes.
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The remaining Fig Tree Boy Osupaat recently

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All credits to Joshua Naingisa

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Credits to Janet Corradidi
He's looking exactly like his late grandfather Blackie here.

Now, with the demise of his brother Nyekundo, he has a very difficult time to protect his Enkoyonai pride, especially against their main neighboring rivals, the 4 Lemek boys.

However there is also good news as their 2 sub-adult sons, Engogu and Kas are growing very fast to being adults. They'll be 3 at this year and i bet they're ready to start on their own journey even right now, although they're still with their natal pride.
Here are some photos of them:

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Credits also to Joshua Naingisa
I think, Kas is either Nyekundo's or both are Osupaat's sons, it will be revealed later. 
Their dark mane at such young age is something very special typical feature to the 4'km bloodline. Don't forget, they're grandsons of Maridadi and Kaka, and great-grandsons of Blackie (& Lipstick) and their 3rd brother.
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Spain Ponce Offline
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Lenkong'u captured by the Sankai. Are the Sankai stalking Osupaat's domain?

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