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.
The Wild Animal Sanctuary in Keenesburg is a popular spot on the Eastern Plains, and now some visitors would like to spend the night.
The Wild Animal Sanctuary announced in a statement that it saved 54 animals throughout the United States and Mexico from inhumane conditions in 2013.
The news of the wild animals on the loose in Ohio spread quickly to the Wild Animal Sanctuary in Keenesburg.
All 25 lions rescued from Bolivian circuses last month are adjusting quickly to their new surroundings at The Wild Animal Sanctuary near Keenesburg, but several required major dental work.