Just two weeks after one of the male lions was rescue from Razgrad zoo, we are pleased to report that his condition has improved greatly. Under the daily care of experienced staff at Sofia Zoo, where lion Ivan Asen is staying temporarily until he is ready for further travels, he has responded to treatment and seems to feel much better. Medical examinations showed that he has neurological issues and bone deformities, as the result of vitamin A deficiency. This is also the reason for his wobbly walk. In addition, Ivan Asen has kidney issues.
Yet we are helping him to get better with a special diet, as well as treatment with medications and vitamins. Ivan Asen is also encouraged to move so that his muscles get stronger. We will keep you posted!
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