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Abused Lions From Bolivia Find New Home in Colorado
Twenty-five lions rescued in Bolivia were airlifted to a wildlife refuge in Colorado.
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Two of the male lions rescued by Animal Defenders International, now safe in a holding compound, are awaiting a new start in Colorado. (Photo: Business Wire)

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A lioness looks out of her cage in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)

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These eight lions lived on the back of this tiny beast wagon in Bolivia all of their lives - only being let out to perform in the ring for ten minutes at a time. (Photo: Business Wire)

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Two lions rest in a cage in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)

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Kimba, the last lion to be rescued in Bolivia by Animal Defenders International. (Photo: Business Wire)

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The huge indoor facility under construction which will help acclimatize the lions before they are released into their massive outdoor enclosure. (Photo: Business Wire)

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Two lions look out from their cage at the provisory shelter in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)

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Animal Defenders International President Jan Creamer, left, looks at a lioness in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)

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Three lions stand in a cage. Chances are, they were previously circus lions. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)

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A law took effect in Bolivia in 2010 prohibiting all animal performances. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)

Abused Lions From Bolivia Find New Home in Colorado

Twenty-five lions rescued in Bolivia were airlifted to a wildlife refuge in Colorado.

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