Easter symbolizes hope and new life, and that is very much the story of our rescued lions and tigers at the ADI Wildlife Sanctuary. Leo is the Sanctuary father figure and the most senior lion, at 19 years old. Leo was rescued and came to the ADIWS with mate Muñeca and their children Africa, Kiara, Rolex, Chino and Coco – we were told he was daddy to many of the lions in Peru’s circuses. As befits our most senior resident, we act quickly if King Leo has a potential health issue. Most recently, he seemed to be not liking his food and losing a little weight, so we scheduled a dental check for both Leo and Muñeca. In the meantime, we tried hand-feeding with tongs with a variety of foods, cut into small pieces – and feeding him twice a day. Leo picked up straight away, and it seems he likes to be hand fed. Understanding his message, we have adjusted our level of service to boutique hotel style with gold service for seniors!
This Easter, why not celebrate with Leo and our other rescued residents, by gifting this limited Easter edition stuffed lion named Oba? Our friends at The Elephant Project will donate 100% of net proceeds from sales of Oba to ADI and other organizations so we can continue providing care, rescuing, and protecting big cats.
Will you adopt one of our rescued animals like Leo, to help continue to give them hope and a wonderful new life?