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Two black-maned lions standing in the shrubland

Farewell Major

We are extremely sad to share the news that Major, one of our precious rescued lions who lived at Ensessa Kotteh, our wildlife centre in Ethiopia, passed peacefully recently due to old age.
A young wild lion lying in the long grass with his mane blowing in the wind

Goodbye Conan

Born Free is sad to report the tragic death of a young wild lion in Meru National Park in Kenya – known and loved by our team since his birth, in February 2019.