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Get to Know the ABQ BioPark's Lions

Learn fun facts about Kenya and Dixie for World Lion Day.

Aug. 1, 2018 - Kenya and Dixie, the brother and sister lion duo, arrived at the ABQ BioPark Zoo from the San Diego Zoo in 2016. Since then, they've gotten comfortable in their habitat and their personalities are coming out more and more. In honor of World Lion Day on August 10, here are some fun facts about the two:

Dixie loves to play...

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While Kenya is much more serious.

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Dixie’s favorite enrichment is water cooler jugs.

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Dixie plays in the water, which is unusual for a lion.

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Kenya’s mane has grown from a teenage punk rocker look to a majestic, regal adult lion as he has gotten older.

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Come see the two on the Catwalk, and join us for World Lion Day festivities!