Bold plan to fly abused lions to SA

Complex operation to bring pride of Africa home from Ukraine

08 September 2019 - 00:00 By Jeff Wicks

A motley pride of lions plucked from appalling conditions in zoos, breeding facilities and even a monastery in Ukraine may soon set paw on South African soil.

South African animal activist Lionel de Lange is planning the final chapter of a rescue mission to save the cats, racing against the clock to secure a spot for them on a cargo flight from the former Eastern Bloc state...

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