How to put sunscreen on a lion? With a paintbrush and a very long pole

15 July 2019 - 08:00 By Jeff Wicks
Vets and Mediclinic Muelmed staff prep Chaos for radiation treatment.
Vets and Mediclinic Muelmed staff prep Chaos for radiation treatment.
Image: Kara Heynis/Lory Park Zoo

Life for Chaos the lion – a big cat who made headlines when he had radiation treatment for a cancerous growth at a Pretoria hospital – is slowly returning to normal.

And now, with his snout healed, the next challenge for his owners is the daily application of sunscreen – no mean feat.

subscribe