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Prague Zoo: Coming rare lions Indian

On Friday at noon landed at Ruzyne airport plane precious cargo, a trio of lions from Gujarat India. After almost twenty years and in Europe got a full-blooded Indian lions. After the execution of necessary formalities were a lion and two lionesses rushed to the Prague Zoo and landed in their new home. Meanwhile, they are quarantined, but if everything will go well, they can visitors look forward to in December.

"Lions are the wealth of the whole of Gujarat and India, and they were granted rights to us is immense homage to the Zoo hl. m. Prague and the Czech Republic, "said Prague Zoo director Miroslav Bobek.

Jamvan [Džamvan] Ginn [Gyny] and Suchi [Suci] are the names of the three Indian Lions, who are from Zoo Sakkarbaug Gujarat traveled to the Czech Republic on Friday 30 October.

"More than twenty years of Gujarat - and thus even from elsewhere in India - failed to get the local subspecies of lions without extraneous blood to us, to Europe. It is a small miracle and a great work of our former ambassador in India ing. Staška that Jamvan, Gini and drought come to Prague, "added
the director Miroslav Bobek.

For the entire European conservation program is to get the three lions from Gujarat key. European breeds have emerged from just nine founders and urgently need new blood to revive. This should help just coming of males to females Jamvana Ginny and dry. These are young and unrelated individuals.

All three lions were born in captivity and were imported from Zoo Sakkarbaug. It is located near the Gir National Park in Gujarat, India, the only place where the Indian lions still live in the wild. Hence come the parents, respectively. grandparents lion trio. Zoo Sakkarbaug is the most successful Indian lion breeding facility currently treats 56 of these lions.

Lev Jamvan was born on April 5, 2012 in Rampaza Genepool Centre, breeding facility in Gujarat, India, was later taken to the zoo Sakkarbaug. Lioness Ginny was born on May 20, 2012 at the Zoo Sakkarbaug a lioness Suchi was born in the same seats 3rd May 2010.

Source: tz Prague Zoo
Photo: Miroslav Bobek, Prague Zoo

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