Life in the deserts of South West Africa is never easy for the lions. As the dry season drags on, game becomes so scarce the desert predators must search for alternative food. Man.
For Johan running supplies to remote desert outposts is easy. That is until the lions come. Having tasted man they are insatiable. Things keep getting worse too. When fire hits Johan becomes separated from his team. Depending on Sani, a bushman, he sets off to find his people.
Nearby Henry Scott searches for a new trade route through the vast sands of the Namib. For Johan and his men their only chance of survival is to join the expedition.
Part 1 of the Desert Series.
Targeted Age Group: any
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(John) Matthew Stritch is a Zoologist traveling to some of the more remote locations on the planet. Having spent nine months studying wild bonobos Matt then went on to be a safari guide in South Africa. He has also worked in Mauritius as warden of world renowned Round Island and more recently he has been habituating lowland gorilla in Gabon. Matt has an interest in animal behaviour, film making, photography and writing. His first book: “A Zoologists Stumbling’s in Africa: How to Habituate a Bonobo” is about his time in the jungles of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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