21 minutes | Jan 18, 2023

The Lion House

This abandoned lodge in Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique has been reclaimed by local lions - a story deeply enmeshed in the larger history of the country.  

READ MORE IN THE ATLAS: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/the-lion-house-gorongosa-mozambique

Further Reading: 

S is for Samora

Let My People Go

Apartheid’s Contras: An Inquiry Into the Roots of War in Angola and Mozambique

The Mozambican Civil War

Mozambique History Net

A Year in Gorongosa

In Mozambique, a Living Laboratory for Nature’s Renewal

Narrative Fortresses: Crisis Narratives and Conflict in the Conservation of Mount Gorongosa, Mozambique

White Man's Game: Saving Animals, Rebuilding Eden, and Other Myths of Conservation in Africa

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