US Embassy Alert - Zambian Style

U.S. Embassy Lusaka, Zambia

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens

January 25, 2012

Lion on the Loose in Livingstone

The U.S. Embassy alerts U.S. citizens resident in or visiting

Livingstone to exercise caution following Zambia Wildlife Authority

(ZAWA) reports that a lion is on the loose in the area. According to

ZAWA, the lion has not been spotted, but its footprints were found in

the Songwe area. Lions are habitually present in Livingstone's Thorn

Tree, Dambwa Forest and Chief Mukuni's Big Five Sanctuary.