NGO Four Paws rescues hungry lions in Sudan

These emaciated lions were starving to death in a Sudan zoo, whose managers claim they no longer have the means to look after all the animals. But NGO Four Paws sent a team on site to care fo them.

Osman Salih didn’t expect to make this sinister discovery

One day, he was walking with his son in the Al Qurashi zoo located in Sudan. While Sudan is going through an economic crisis, the zoo’s managers claim they no longer have the means to look after all the animals. Worried about the health status of these starving animals, Osman Salih decided to sound the alarm on social media. But it was already too late.

On January 20, one of the lionesses died. Alerted by this, the NGO Four Paws decided to intervene. A few days later, a team from the NGO arrived on site, with the veterinarian Amir Khalil. They first focused on caring for the lioness Kandaka and the lion Mansour, who appeared to be in great danger.

After examining the lions, they put Kandaka on a drip to rehydrate her. After 2 weeks of treatment, Four Paws published new photos of the lion Mansour.


02/21/2020 7:58 AM


  • Елена К.
    02/25/2021 02:40

    Thank you so much for helping these poor lions. Thank you for all of your hard work. 🙏 ♥️

  • Jacqueline B.
    08/18/2020 00:35

    Muy tarde se dieron cuenta ya murieron de la peor manera sin comida ni agua, nada, gente maldita esis Paices han estado en guerras conflictos los zoológicos quedan abandonados

  • Jacqueline B.
    08/18/2020 00:33

    No deberían tener animales ni zoológicos en esos paices q, no tienen ni para comer la gente menos los animales

  • သွဲ့ လ.
    06/29/2020 14:04

    သဘာဝရဲ့ အဖော်မွန်တွေကို သဘာဝအတိုင်း ပဲ ရှင်သန်ခွင့်ပြုပါ 😭😭😭😭

  • Loon E.
    06/29/2020 04:56

    Plz God bless them😪

  • Moe H.
    06/29/2020 04:19

    Very good

  • Anja V.
    06/20/2020 02:38


  • Cheryl E.
    06/14/2020 23:53

    Thank you for helping❤️

  • Theresa P.
    06/12/2020 15:55

    Thank you for saving these poor animals.....

  • Monica T.
    04/27/2020 10:25

    Did you save them from the zoo??? I hope so.🙏🙏🙏❤❤❤

  • Marianne B.
    04/26/2020 04:15

    Get those animals out of there!!! It is in humane to keep animals in such horrid conditions ! Thank you for the medical care and bringing this horror to the public!!! This has to stop!!!💔

  • Bianca Z.
    04/24/2020 03:30

    That is why all zoos should be closed & huge sanctuaries in semi-natural habitat started. Not to talk about criminals in USA that are breeding them & killing them for fun 😞

  • Eva P.
    04/13/2020 14:31

    😢🙏👮‍♀️🔑 if you cannot take care Of these animals send them free into the wild and those people that had him need to go to prison

  • Dash R.
    04/10/2020 15:13

    Those cages are far too small. Please move them to a safe safari type park...plenty of natural open spaces for them to rest and play.

  • David C.
    04/06/2020 20:54

    This go's on all over the world now we have to get serious with all Animals. A high council will be very helpful for the ones that must be fixed.

  • Viola C.
    04/02/2020 01:13

    Any updates on these cats

  • Beverley B.
    03/28/2020 03:02

    They had no business keeping these lions at their zoo if they couldn't care for them. Surely they had the means to contact other zoos who could come to collect them & take over their care. The poor creatures were defenceless. There's no excuse for this neglect. Thank goodness they were saved from a painful cruel death.

  • Kim P.
    03/24/2020 01:33

    Close the damn zoo and put the animals in a Wildlife rescue far away from the people that caused this.

  • Bobby H.
    03/22/2020 03:10

    If they can"t afford to feed them call for help and find someone to come to your aid its better than letting them starve.

  • Donna B.
    03/21/2020 00:43

    Get them out!

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