The Bannerghatta Biological Park, Bengaluru has gifted 3 lions to Kittur Rani Channamma zoo at Belagavi, an official said on Thursday.
“The 3 lions have been shifted to Belagavi from Bengaluru as part of exchange of animals between our zoo and Channamma zoo with the permission of the Central Zoo Authority,” said the Park’s executive director in a statement here.
The two lions and one lioness are siblings Nakul, Krishna and Nirupama.
“All the 3 animals are aged 11 years and were sired by Ganesh and Preksha on February 12, 2010 in the zoo,” said the official.
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The three lions will be put to display for visitors after 15 days at this enclosure where visitors have glass view. After Cheetahs in Mysuru zoo, now lions of Belagavi to have glass enclosure facility