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New lion enclosure opens at Chester Zoo

Chester Zoo lion Iblis in his new enclosure Credit: Chester Zoo

A new state of the art lion enclosure has opened at Chester Zoo.

The 5,000 square metre zone is now home to the Zoo's trio of lions Iblis, Kumari and Kiburi.

The lions explore their new home Credit: ITV Granada

The habitat is designed to recreate the environment of the Gir Forest region of India, where the last few hundred Asiatic lions live in the wild.