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Death of Mwamba

Sunday, 16 March 2014

It is with immense sadness that we announce the death of DZG's male Asiatic lion, Mwamba.

 
The 11-year-old translocated to DZG from Paignton Zoo in summer 2013 as a mate for lionesses Kyra and Asha as part of a European conservation programme.
 
Mwamba had been receiving veterinary treatment since Friday evening and keeping staff are currently awaiting the results of a post mortem