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Russia: See lions battle for control of Sevastopol safari park01:18

Russia: See lions battle for control of Sevastopol safari park

Russian Federation, Taigan safari park
April 12, 2015 at 02:56 GMT +00:00 · Published

Lions at Sevastopol’s Taigan Safari Park were released from their winter cages, Sunday. Brief scuffles ensued between the animals as the lions fought for control of the territory.

The first lion to be released was the leader of the pride, nicknamed 'Lord.' The 23-year-old is elderly for a lion, whose average lifespan in the wild is around 14 years.

After Lord a group of white lions was released, while two others were kept separate from the other animals since last time they were let out the cage they killed two other lions.

Two hundred kilograms (441 pounds) of raw meat was prepared for the released animal as a gift. The daily total quantity of meat consumed by all lions in the park is around 550 kg (1,212 pounds).

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Lions at Sevastopol’s Taigan Safari Park were released from their winter cages, Sunday. Brief scuffles ensued between the animals as the lions fought for control of the territory.

The first lion to be released was the leader of the pride, nicknamed 'Lord.' The 23-year-old is elderly for a lion, whose average lifespan in the wild is around 14 years.

After Lord a group of white lions was released, while two others were kept separate from the other animals since last time they were let out the cage they killed two other lions.

Two hundred kilograms (441 pounds) of raw meat was prepared for the released animal as a gift. The daily total quantity of meat consumed by all lions in the park is around 550 kg (1,212 pounds).

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