Lion Cubs From Ukraine Brought to Minnesota

Published On: December 1st, 20220.5 min readCategories: Covid-19, Featured, Latest Headlines, Local News, News

Four young lion cubs, rescued from Ukraine, were flown from Poland to a sanctuary in Sandstone, Minnesota for lifelong care. 

The cubs have spent the last three weeks at Poland’s Poznan Zoo, receiving excellent care and recovering from their 36-hour journey out of Ukraine.

They were born at breeding facilities in Ukraine, during a war, and then orphaned at a few weeks old.

Two animal rescue organizations, The Wildcat Sanctuary (TWS) and IFAW, partnered to ensure the cubs would have a safe place to live out the rest of their days together

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