SHOW RUNTIME10 x 24'
SHOW RUNTIME10 x 24'

Extreme Animal Transport – Adult lions

EPISODE SYNOPSIS

Ivan-Asen, the lion left behind in an earlier episode, has finally been issued the paperwork and can officially leave Bulgaria. After weeks of crate training the veterinarians who specialize in large animal transports Marc and Juno are relieved that Ivan- Asen doesn’t need to be tranquilized to be moved into the crate. He walks in willingly. After beginning a life in such hellish conditions, Ivan-Asen is on the road to recovery. The team first have to navigate the Balkan Mountain ranges in the middle of winter, it's a perilous journey with dangerous road conditions. Never having felt grass under his feet before, his first step into his new home is an emotion alone for the team who have been fighting for his rehabilitation. Finally, he can live in peace, under the care of the team at the FELIDA Big Cat Rescue Centre in the Netherlands.