West Midlands Safari Park is today celebrating its 40th anniversary.
The 200 acre site has been situated in Bewdley, near Kidderminster, since 1973.
To celebrate its milestone, the park has launched a new drive-through African lion exhibition, which adds to the 1,600 animals on site.
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