Asiatic lion

Death of Jetpur

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of DZG’s majestic male Asiatic lion, Jetpur. The 14-year-old passed away in his sleep overnight. Born here at DZG in July 2003 to parents Max and Gir, Jetpur, relocated to Mulhouse Zoological and Botanical Park in France in 2005 as part of a European conservation programme Continue reading Death of Jetpur

Jetpur birthday

Happy birthday to our handsome Asiatic lion, Jetpur, who’s 14 today! See the birthday boy in his one-acre Lion Ridge paddock, where he lives alongside sisters, Kyra and Asha. Have you seen our Amazon Wishlist, which is full of practical enrichment goodies that can be purchased for our animals. Ideal gifts for Jetpur include drip Continue reading Jetpur birthday

Asha's 11 today!

Our beautiful Asiatic lioness, Asha is 11 today! Senior Keeper, Sarah Evans, said: “Asha is mellowing as she gets older, as she has been known to be quite feisty. “But she’s quite a character, so she’s always a favourite with keepers.” In celebration of her birthday, keepers will be treating the big cat to her Continue reading Asha’s 11 today!