The 33 lions flown by ADI from Colombia and Peru at the weekend are enjoying their new habitats, the bonding camps at Emoya Big Cat Sanctuary, South Africa.
Iron, one of the Colombian 9, enjoys what is clearly a very satisfying rub against a tree -- his first ever!
Rescued by ADI from a Peruvian circus last year, Hoover was relocated to his forever home at Big Cat Rescue, Florida in time for his twelfth birthday.
The feel-good tale of the 33 lions who were rescued by Animal Defenders International from a life of suffering in circuses in Peru and Colombia and were relocated to their forever home at Emoya Big Cat Sanctuary, where they now enjoy their very own piece of the African bush.
Having secured and helped enforce an animal circus ban in Bolivia, saving all of the animals, ADI return to Latin America to assist the authorities in Peru and Colombia. Over 100 animals have been rescued during Operation Spirit of Freedom with 33 lions heading home to Africa.
Exposing what the animal abusers want to keep secret, ADI shines a light on Fur Farms... The Movie Industry... Laboratory monkey dealers... Britain’s last circus elephant... Elephant rides... Circuses in South America... USA... UK and more...