Henry Vilas Zoo is mourning the death of Vilas the African Lion

Madison zoo lion dies

June 13, 2012 By Bob Hague

Vilas and Leopold PHOTO: Henry Vilas Zoo

 

Madison’s Henry Vilas Zoo is mourning the death of Vilas, the zoo’s 16 year old female African Lion. Beloved by zoo staff and a favorite of visitors, Vilas arrived at Henry Vilas Zoo in 1997 where she joined Hen

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