Christian the Lion: The Full Story in Pictures
You've seen the sensational video. Now, Born Free Foundation co-founder Virginia McKenna shares the story behind the footage.
Bill Travers, John Rendall, Ace Berg, and Virginia McKenna with Christian in Surrey
"We didn't know how long this would take to organize Christian's move to Kenya because you have to get permission from the government to bring a lion to Africa. Once they agreed, a place had to be found that had water but no people.
Photo: © Virginia McKenna/bornfree.org.uk
Published on October 25, 2011