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Month: August 2017

The Life of Bhubezi the Lion

The Life of Bhubezi the Lion

This is the story of Bhubezi the Lion as told by Brent Stapelkamp. The Ndebele people in Zimbabwe say that there are two kinds of lions. One, called Ilawo, is a young, nomadic lion that preys on livestock and conflicts with people. The other, called Bhubezi, is a large, older, heavily maned beast that doesn’t conflict with people at all. This very accurate cultural observation describes not two different types of lion, but two distinct periods in a male lion’s…

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