Assiniboine Park Zoo Adds Lion Exhibit

“It is very exciting for us to have an animal as rare as the Asiatic lion here at the Assiniboine Park Zoo,” said Tim Sinclair-Smith, director of zoological operations. “It’s another unique feature for our visitors to see when they visit this summer.”

 

Once a flourishing species, Asiatic lions are now a part of the European Endangered Species Programme (EEP). Only 200 to 260 exist in the wild, but they’re heavily protected i

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