This is the moment ex-circus lion Leo, groggy from anaesthesia after dental surgery, BATTLED to be by his daughter Africa’s side - as she cheers him on!
The Spanish version of Lion Ark – Arca de Leones - has been screening in most South American countries this week on ANIMAL PLANET. If you missed it, you get another chance this Sunday 21st August at 5.58am and again on Sunday 28th August at 1pm (Bolivia time).
Funds are urgently needed for a new well and upgrade of the water cleaning system at Pilpintuwasi to ensure Chuky can continue meeting his friends for a cool drink and play at the water fountain.
August 12th is World Elephant Day - take a moment to appreciate the importance of elephants, and take action to help this incredible species.
Captive lions endure painful damage to their teeth in circuses as they are hit in the face or smash teeth against bars.
This week, Dr Peter Caldwell, Dr Gerhard Steenkamp, and Dr Brendan Tindall, have been performing life-changing surgeries on the rescued lions at Emoya.
ADI is calling for IMMEDIATE ACTION to end circus animal suffering after a comprehensive, expert analysis of scientific evidence found all five “freedoms” are compromised in travelling animal shows.
This is the moment ex-circus lion Leo, still groggy from anaesthetic after dental surgery, battles to reach his daughter Africa – showing the close family bonds in our lion prides. Right now, a mesh divide separates Leo, his mate Muñeca, and daughters Kiara and Africa, as they reaffirm family bonds, get used to their new habitat and we sterilise the females, ready to enter their HUGE natural enclosure in the African bush.
PS: After just a few minutes resting by Africa, Leo was back on his feet and back to his old self!
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...