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  Samira the swimming lion
Samira is a rare Barbary lion, descended from big cats kept by the King of Morocco
1/5 Samira is a rare Barbary lion, descended from big cats kept by the King of Morocco
At four days old, her mum hurt her leg by accident. Hydrotherapy helps her exercise and re-build the muscles - she loves it now!
2/5 At four days old, her mum hurt her leg by accident. Hydrotherapy helps her exercise and re-build the muscles - she loves it now!
Samira swims hard to exercise her leg in a special lifejacket
3/5 Samira swims hard to exercise her leg in a special lifejacket
She gets a hug from her keeper in the pool after a hard session!
4/5 She gets a hug from her keeper in the pool after a hard session!
Samira will be fully-grown soon, but she will stay in the Park and hopefully have a family of her own
5/5 Samira will be fully-grown soon, but she will stay in the Park and hopefully have a family of her own

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