New rescues arrive at Drakenstein Lion Park in South Africa

Drakenstein Lion Park New Rescues Arrive – 10-12-2009 Perita, Aneta and Suzanna arrived at the sanctuary late afternoon on 10-12-2009 after an epic journey from Romania. Their rescue and relocation was plagued by logistical problems, they were expected to arrive...

South Africans look into illegal lion breeding

afrol News, 27 November – The illegal captive breeding and holding of lions on private farms is becoming a problem in South Africa. Under the protest of wildlife authorities and environmental groups, a growing number of lions are bred in captivity to be exposed...

PHOTOS: Lion opens door of tourists’ car at South Africa safari park

By Daily Mail ReporterLast updated at 10:07 AM on 16th November 2009 With a 300lb lion in the offing, the couple visiting the safari park could at least console themselves that they had the protection of their car. They watched in glee as the big cat padded up to...