Comes from Serengetipark Hodenhagen, Germany
Simba came to Stichting Leeuw in 2012, from Serengetipark Hodenhagen in Germany, together with his Isolde, as a 7-months-old cub. Simba is a quiet, delightfully lazy lion. He doesn’t worry about anything, and doesn’t have to, for he is well taken care of. He is not just a stunning lion, but he also has a comical character.
Simba and Isolde were welcomed at The Lions Foundation in December 2020. We were very sad when Isolde passed away in June 2021, after a fatal bite from Simba. The reason for this tragic incident is unclear, but it is behaviour that occurs in the wild too, unfortunately.
April 2023 Yesterday we had to say goodby to Bakari. The vet made sure he passed away peacefully, at a respectable age of almost 20 years. He wasn't sick, just old and exhausted. He couldn't anymore. He was a special lion, which left an impression on many. For many...
April 2023 Today was the big day for IWAN and DRAGO. Because they feel so at home and know exactly where they get their food, the brothers were allowed to explore their large enclosure. They quietly walked into the large enclosure and immediately discovered their...