Lion cubs raised in captivity at the Lion Park
Lion Park is a 2 km² (500 acre) lion wildlife conservation enclosure in Gauteng province in South Africa.
The Lion Park is situated near
Lanseria Airport and Fourways within distance of Johannesburg and Pretoria. The park has a large variety of predators and large herbivores indigenous to Africa.
The Lion Park is home to over 80 lions including the rare
white lions and many other carnivores such as cheetah, wild dog, brown and spotted hyena, black backed jackal, and a wide variety of antelope which roam freely in the antelope area.
The antelope area, containing
blesbok, gnu, impala, gemsbok, and zebra, is in a separate part away from the lions and other carnivores.
Celebrity visits [ edit ]
The lion park in South Africa has seen many celebrities, especially over the duration of the world cup. Many tourists visited this attraction, including the singer Shakira.
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Coordinates: 25°59′53″S 27°55′49″E / 25.99806°S 27.93028°E