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Serengeti Lion Project Wildlife Photography Exhibition August 1-31


The Discovery Centre at Four Seasons Safari Lodge, Serengeti,
Will Host Serengeti Lion Project Wildlife Photography Exhibition August 1-31:
East Africa’s Land of the Lion King Honors World Lion Day on August 10
Visit Now & Experience New Extraordinary 90-Minute ‘Walk in the Wild Serengeti’
Led by Four Seasons Resident Naturalists, Masai Guides & Park Rangers
SERENGETI -- (July 2, 2014) – Looking for extraordinary new experiences in the East African land of the Lion King? Commemorate World Lion Day, August 10, at The Discovery Centre at Four Seasons Safari Lodge, Serengeti and "meet" 330 lions from 24 prides in Tanzania's Serengeti, August 1-30.  
Proceeds from sales of photos by Serengeti Lion Project researcher Daniel Rosengren will support the Serengeti Lion Project Research, the world’s most extensive daily mammal monitoring project, which has gathered detailed data on more than 5,000 lions since the 1960s. Rosengren, a Swedish biologist and senior field researcher who is passionate about travel and nature, traded in his globe-roaming bike for a Land Rover in 2010 to study the daily habits of the Serengeti’s lions. The exhibition will feature 40 or more of his most stunning images. 
Inspired to follow in Rosengren’s photographic footprints? Visit The Lodge now and be among the first to experience its new Walk in the Wild Serengeti, a transformative 90-minute guided walk where you’ll help install a “camera trap” that digitally records the Serengeti’s majestic animals on the move. Elephants, cheetahs, lions and even notoriously hard-to-spot leopards are known for their cameos. 
This guided walk shines a light on the wildlife sanctuary’s most subtle and unusual characteristics. Led by the Resident Naturalist at Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti, Masai guides and national park rangers, you’ll explore the beautiful landscape of Serengeti National Park as your guides point out animal tracks, interesting insects and useful plants. 
Guests can also help The Serengeti Lion Project classify the different animals found in images caught by over 200 remote camera traps that have been set up in the Serengeti by visiting the Snapshot Serengeti website.
The Walk in the Wild and the Serengeti Lion Project Photo Exhibition are among the many innovative experiences undertaken by Four Seasons Safari Lodge and its pioneering Discovery Centre.  Part museum exhibit, part lecture theatre, it's the first lodge-based conservation research and education platform in Serengeti. Chat with Lodge experts and explore a series of displays, exhibition boards and interactive presentations, or attend periodic talks by guest speakers. Participate in special research projects with local experts closely involved with Serengeti’s wildlife research and conservation projects.
Make your base camp in The Lodge’s two-story great house, with guest rooms and suites that all offer stunning views of the Serengeti landscape. A more private escape can be had in one of the five freestanding villas. Ideal for couples and families, The Lodge is one of the first on the continent to welcome children ages 8+, a significant milestone for families with young ones and teens. The entire property is accessible via raised wooden walkways making short excursions into the bush not a far venture from the Lodge.
In addition to taking your exploration to an intimate new level during the Wild Walk in the Serengeti, The Kijana Klub offers children their own opportunity to learn about local culture and wildlife through a series of planned activities including short walks in the bush with a Maasai guide and learning basic wildlife research skills such as radio tracking and camera traps.
Other memorable guest experiences include sundowners at the infinity pool while elephants gather at the watering hole below, private romantic dinners in the bush, the Lodge’s celebrated Boma Grill and signature spa treatments featuring Africology spa products at purpose-built Spa.  
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About Exhibition Photographer Daniel Rosengren
A Swedish biologist and field assistant for the Serengeti Lion Project, Daniel studied biology at Umeå University in Sweden, where he completed his master’s thesis on the dynamics of vole populations. He has done environmental studies and ecological fieldwork in Scandinavia, South America, and Africa. He is passionate about travel, particularly in order to observe nature in all corners of the world – which led him to cycle from the Northern Cape of Europe to the southernmost point in Africa; an adventure which took two years. Specializing in tracking animals and radio collar telemetry, in 2010 Daniel left his bike for a Land Rover and is now the senior Serengeti field assistant for the Serengeti Lion Project and is rarely seen without his camera in hand.

About the Serengeti Lion Project

The Lion Project has been studying African lions in Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area since the 1960s. At any given time, field teams (including Daniel) keep track of about 330 lions in 24 prides in the Serengeti, and 50–60 lions in five prides on the floor of Ngorongoro Crater. This daily monitoring has produced one of the most extensive datasets on any mammalian species anywhere in the world - over 5,000 lions have been included in the Serengeti and Crater studies over the past 40+ years, and genealogical data from these two populations extend over 12 generations. The daily records include information on the lions’ location, group size, diet, food intake, health and reproduction. The Project’s work was recently featured in the BBC two part documentary “The Truth About Lions”, as well as in the August 2013 edition of National Geographic Magazine – in which Daniel also features (although his photos are not shown),
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About Four Seasons Safari Lodge, Serengeti

The 77-room Four Seasons Safari Lodge, Serengeti opened in December 2012 and is particularly well-suited for first-time safari travelers, extended families and groups. It includes 12 suites with plunge pools, five free-standin
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