Death of Mwamba

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

steve_weaver_1_aug_22_0   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.