These four lions had a very roar deal, but now they’re in paradise
Rescued from starvation and death in the Ukraine, they have been brought to SA by conservationist Lionel de Lange
The remaining four members of a motley pride of lions – rescued from squalid zoos, breeding facilities and even a monastery in the Ukraine – are back on South African soil.
Conservationist Lionel de Lange oversaw the homecoming of the big cats, which were expected to be released into a sanctuary in Harrismith in the Free State on Wednesday night.
The rescued predators followed a journey first made by a group of 11 lion cubs which were evacuated from icy Ukraine in December last year...