The National Zoological Gardens in Dehiwala will import three lion cubs to add to the current lion exhibits at the zoo, the lion cubs will be brought to the zoo this month. Two female cubs are to be imported from Germany while a male cub will be imported from South Korea. it is expected that they are around 2 years old.
The male lion cub is expected to arrive to srilanka on May 9 , 2013 and will be added to the display soon. The Colombo Zoo does have 6 Lions at the moment and most of these are over 15 years old and physically weak in health conditions.
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