Construction of this vast new exhibit began back in 2014. Two years on, the zoo is ready to rehome its pride of endangered Asiatic lions in this enclosure which is styled on the ruins of an amphitheatre-like lion temple. Visitors can get up close to the beautiful big cats thanks to newly installed 'windowless-views' created using fine wires, and explore the park filled with rickshaws, rangers' huts and even a life-size truck inspired by the designers' trip to the Gujarat state in India where the majestic animals hail from. Interactive elements also feature including tasks to help forest rangers with 'lion emergencies' and the chance to test your pedal power against the speed of an imaginary Asiatic lion.
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