On Sunday, a plane landed in Johannesburg, South Africa, full of some very special passengers: 33 lions rescued by Animal Defenders.
The roars of lions filled the cargo section of Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport Saturday evening as 33 lions rescued from South.
Lions were airlifted to a South African sanctuary as part of Animal Defense International's operation to rescue.
A beautiful story: 33 rescued circus lions take first step in South African sanctuary
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The Best Of Car Talk. Kittens nap in the 'Dorm Cam' in Los Angeles. It's a temporary home for lions, tigers, even a bear, dozens of monkeys too. Former circus lions plays after being released into an enclosure at Emoya Big Cat Sanctuary. The Emoya Wish List. Amazonas is the mate of Smith and currently lives next to Kiara Cusco and her cubs at the ADI rescue centre in Peru.
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Find out where they're headed next. Welgevonden Private Reserve, Limpopo Province, South Africa. Songwriters share inspiration behind pop hits. They're working with authorities in Peru to ban wild acts in circuses. Despite their age, the two were pretty fired up when they first arrived at the ADI rescue centre in Peru but have mellowed a lot. They've asked them to surrender the animals. The lions will not be sedated when they are being moved or while they're in flight, she said.