Three young lions who were born in Nikolaevsk a zoo about a year ago, it was succeeded to sell. Recently young lions ate on four kilograms of meat a day.
- Young lions the owner of the Yalta zoo who organizes a safari - park near Simferopol bought, - the leading livestock specialist of a zoo Ekaterina Belikova tells. - It not the state organization, but they work on all the program on which our zoo works also. In spite of the fact that a year ago the young lion cost about one thousand dollars, the Yalta zoo paid for each young lion on 600 dollars.
Difficulties with sale of young lions were that the legislation it is forbidden to sell young lions to individuals and mobile menageries. The Nikolaev zoo could give free of charge young lions to members of the European association of zoos and aquariums, but there lions aren't necessary. At a lion of the Scythian and Mona's lioness three young lions were born a year ago, one of them was the 100-th. In total in a zoo, from the date of its basis, 101 young lions were born. The first posterity from lions was born in 1974. Since that moment 40 lions and 61 lionesses were born.