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Lioness Rescued From Syrian Zoo in War-Torn Aleppo Gives Birth at Jordan Al Ma'Wa Wildlife Reserve

Offbeat  (tags: lioness, newborn cub, sanctuary, short video included )

- 647 days ago -
A lioness rescued from a defunct zoo in war-torn Aleppo has given birth just hours after arriving at a wildlife park in Jordan.


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Barb Knight (1685)
Wednesday August 16, 2017, 9:32 am
The Reserve named the cub Hajar which in Arabic means 'immigrant.'

Leo Custer (312)
Wednesday August 16, 2017, 9:47 am
Thank you for posting!

Peggy B (43)
Wednesday August 16, 2017, 9:50 am
Welcome into the world Hajar. Thanks for sharing this Barb.

David C (75)
Wednesday August 16, 2017, 9:56 am
a nice story, to a long and happy and healthy life

Pat B (356)
Wednesday August 16, 2017, 10:31 am
Wonderful news!!

Thanks, Barb xo

Lone F (58)
Wednesday August 16, 2017, 3:23 pm
Dr Khalil said he believed the lioness waited for a safe space to give birth.
Noted with delight - thanks dear Barb

Animae C (508)
Wednesday August 16, 2017, 6:20 pm
Absolutely wonderful news!!!

TY Barb

Glennis W (393)
Wednesday August 16, 2017, 7:16 pm
Welcome to a brighter new world Hagar. Hope we get updates of you Just so wonderful.Thank you for caring and sharing Barb

Past Member (0)
Thursday August 17, 2017, 2:00 am
Great News! Noted. Thanks Barb.

SylvieBusy A (190)
Thursday August 17, 2017, 3:41 am
Welcome to this world, sweetie.
Thank you for sharing.

Charmaine Shannon (38)
Thursday August 17, 2017, 5:04 am
"WONDERFUL" ...... Prayers she will have a 2nd Healthy Cub and that she didn't lose that one as suspected ?? Congrats "MOM" and Welcome to a Happy Sanctuary Little One !!!!

Thanks Barb ......

Dawn M (141)
Thursday August 17, 2017, 7:42 am
Wonderful! :)

Mandi T (367)
Thursday August 17, 2017, 10:56 am
Such wonderful news :-)
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