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OUR ANIMALS

A total of 102 big cats (Pantherinae) are living currently at the sanctuary  - mostly lions but also tigers and leopards. Moreover, LIONSROCK accommodates a cheetah and one caracal who belong to the zoological family of small cats (Felinae).

Leopard Bakari, Tiger Laziz, Lion Simba and many more Big Cats find a lifelong home and special care at LIONSROCK.

Big Cats

The animals originate from Austria, Bulgaria, Congo, France, Gaza, Germany, Switzerland, Jordan, Serbia, Romania, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and South Africa, Iraq and Syria. Every Big Cat has its own history and character.

Andy, the lioness

A Selfie-Mascot for tourists on the beach

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Bakari

Bakari finally arrived

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Paco, Richard and Rici

The first all-male group at LIONSROCK

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The Gaenserndorf Group

The inheritance of an insolvency

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Mario and Marion

Rescued from canned hunting

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Natascha and Gandhi

The female tigers from Germany, born 2003, arrived at Lionsrock on 25th September 2012

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Big Cats

The animals originate from Austria, Bulgaria, Congo, France, Gaza, Germany, Switzerland, Jordan, Serbia, Romania, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and South Africa, Iraq and Syria. Every Big Cat has its own history and character.

Laziz

Rescued from  Khan Younis Zoo in Gaza, the “worst zoo in the world”

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Ivan and Cornel

These brothers from Belgrad Zoo just love playing

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Simba and Saeed

War lions from Aleppo find new home in South Africa

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Kara and Lea

Rescued from a zoo in Romania/Tecuci

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We take CARE

The habitat constructed for the big cats offers highest standards including large areas for family groups, facilitation of natural behavior through enrichment and highest standards of medical care as well as highest security standards of enclosures.

A lifelong Home for Big Cats

As part of FOUR PAWS’ work for wild animals in captivity, we focus on the situation of big cats in zoos, private captivity and the entertainment industry

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Special Care Unit at LIONSROCK

At LIONSROCK, animal care options are being completed by the construction of facilities providing for the needs of older animals

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Lions feeding

A species-appropriate home for more than 100 animals, mainly big cats rescued from zoos, private captivity or the entertainment industry.

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