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Lion News Archive

Jul. 15, 2012
With the lion cubs second birthdays rapidly approaching, we are starting to receive official recommendations from the African lion Species Survival Plan (SSP) about where the youngsters will start the... read more
Feb. 28, 2012
Lion separations have been going smoothly, and we are ready to take the last step! Several weeks ago, Baruti, Aslan, and John started spending the night in their own set of dens, next to the female... read more
Jan. 15, 2012
Ever since the lion cubs celebrated their first birthdays, things among the pride have remained status quo—but changes are on the horizon. Don't worry, no one is leaving right now. In fact, we don't h... read more