Video update: Ukraine lion brothers’ journey to South Africa

Lion brothers Tsar and Jamil have finally made it home, and taken their first steps on African soil at Shamwari Big Cat Sanctuary.

Watch their epic journey in full below, from their temporary home at Natuurhulpcentrum (NHC) in Belgium, over 8,000 miles by land and air, to finally arrive in South Africa – their ancestral homeland.

Our thanks to our fantastic partners who made this possible – Natuurhulpcentrum, British Airways Holidays, Cargolux and Shamwari Private Game Reserve.