Friends, we have some sad news. It’s with deep regret that we let you know of the passing of one-year-old male African Lion cub Khari.
Many of you will have followed Khari’s life from the time of his birth tomum Husani in February 2020. With his three sisters, Chikondi, Adira and Zahara, he was an absolute delight to watch as he grew up and formed close bonds with his family members and rest of the pride.
Khari had been suffering from mobility issues which were first discovered by keepers when he was observed moving unsteadily at six months of age, though the symptoms disappeared within a few weeks.
At 11 months old, Khari began to show mild unsteadiness again and was closely monitored by… More