Everyone wants to grow old with someone they love. As for animals, the same thing is true as well, and I think that the love animals have is much more pure and strong than ours is.
Need a good example of what this looks like? Take the swans. Only once in their lives do they have one true love. If their partner died, they might not be able to live.
The Los Angeles Zoo said that two lions who were both 21 years old had to be put to sleep at the same time. Kalisa and Hubert were moved to the Los Angeles Zoo in 2014. They were soul mates. Hubert was born at the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago, and Kalisa was born at the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, both in the United States. They have been inseparable since they moved to Los Angeles, which shows that true love is still alive and well.
People at the LA Zoo said that these lions, both as partners and alone, were very interesting. They had a strong connection that made it almost impossible to separate from one another.
“We have been moved by the people in the community who have shared their memories of Hubert and Kalisa with us on social media.” Because of their love for each other, our guests have shown us that they have a deeper connection with them and a lot of empathy.
If you live in the wild, lions usually live for about 12–15 years. Lions in captivity live for about 20–15 years.
They have to stay safe from predators in the wild. We might think that lions don’t have any enemies, but that’s not true at all. But they also have enemies like cheetahs, hyenas, and other animals that can hurt them.
As long as they’re in captivity, humans are the most dangerous thing for them to deal with.
It’s hard for animals in the jungle to get help for their illnesses. For example, if a lion is very hurt, they can’t hunt the way they used to. They also get enough medical attention to keep them healthy while in captivity, which means that they live longer than they would in the wild.
Also, lions in the jungle have to deal with changes in the weather, like droughts. This makes it hard for them to find food and water, so this is another important fact.
On the other hand, lions in captivity get a lot of food and water, so they can live longer than they would otherwise.
Image credits: Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens