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New African lion, Revan, at exhibit in Boise


BOISE – Get ready to roar at Zoo Boise. The newest addition, a four-year-old male African lion named Revan went on exhibit for the first time on Thursday. 

Zoo officials said Revan is adjusting well to his new home. He will rotate on exhibit with the zoo’s female lions. 

“He’s adjusting very well inside and the decision was made to get him out to the exhibit, so he can have a little bit more space and he’s doing great,” said Zoo Boise director Gene Peacock. “The keepers love him. He’s very attentive to people.”

Revan will be in the exhibit at Zoo Boise on Tuesdays, Thursdays and on the weekends.


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Zoo Boise gets another male African lion


BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Zoo Boise officials say a new adult male African lion has arrived.

Officials say the 4-year-old lion named Revan arrived over the weekend from Maryland as part of a partnership with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.

Revan joins two female lions, Mudiwa and Obadiah.

Revan replaces Jabari, a 14-year-old male lion euthanized in January due complications from cancer.

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Zoo Boise welcomes new male lion to African exhibit


Zoo Boise is excited to announce the arrival of a new male African Lion. Revan arrived at Zoo Boise over the weekend and is adjusting well to his new home, according to a Zoo Boise press release.

The four-year-old lion comes to Zoo Boise from Maryland through a partnership with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.

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Zoo Boise welcomes male African lion


BOISE, ID – Zoo Boise officials have announced the arrival of a new male African Lion. “Revan arrived at Zoo Boise over the weekend and is adjusting well to his new home,” said Boise Parks and Recreation spokeswoman Bonnie Shelton.

The four-year-old lion comes to Zoo Boise from Maryland, through a partnership with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.

Zoo Boise currently has two female lions, Mudiwa and Obadiah.

“Revan will be off-exhibit for some time while going through the usual quarantine period. Zookeepers at Zoo Boise will be working hard to make him comfortable and help Revan get to know his new surroundings,” Shelton said.

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Male African lion arrives at Zoo Boise



Revan, a 4-year-old male African lion, arrived at the zoo over the weekend. The big cat comes to Idaho from a zoo in Baltimore, Maryland as part of a …
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