An elderly former circus bear is too frail to join a flight bringing 33 lions from South America to a Colorado refuge and instead will live out her days in a specially constructed habitat in her native Peru.
Dozens of artifacts are on their way back to Peru after being seized in the United States during investigations into the smuggling of cultural relics.
Lions from Bolivia are settling into their new digs at a wild animal sanctuary in Keenesburg. 25 of the big cats arrived in Colorado on Wednesday.
Lions from Bolivia are now calling Colorado home.
Twenty-five lions, most of them rescued from Bolivian circuses, were being flown to Colorado on Wednesday to start their new lives at a wildlife sanctuary.
Twenty five African lions who have been rescued from circuses in Bolivia are being flown to Colorado to live out the rest of their lives at an animal sanctuary.