We have two Asian lions in our collection here at Edinburgh Zoo. Our male lion arrived with us in June 2012 from Bristol Zoo. His name is Jayendra and he was born in December 2010. Our female lioness is called Roberta and she was born in April 2013. She arrived at Edinburgh Zoo from Magdeburg Zoo, Germany in October 2014.
Breeding Programme Category:
Our lions are part of the European Endangered Species programme (EEP).
Location in the Zoo:
Our Asiatic lions can be seen in our lion enclosure near the top of the Zoo.