African lion brothers, Dinari & Kamaia

World Lion Day

Franklin Park Zoo

Saturday, August 11, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Take pride in your ROAR and let it be heard in honor of World Lion Day. Visit the Kalahari Kingdom to see lion brothers, Dinari and Kamaia and get to know more about them as you ask questions directly to staff during zookeeper chats. Unleash you inner big cat with lion-themed crafts and activities and learn more about these majestic animals and why conservation efforts on their behalf are so important.

a lion's share of fun

Committed to Conservation

Zoo New England participates in the African lionĀ Species Survival Plan. By sharing research and knowledge, participating institutions work together to establish guidelines that best ensure the health of captive populations, and with success, the survival of otherwise extinct species.