Once found wild in a small region of
South Africe, white lions are a rare variation on the tawny African
lion. Born snow white, they darken to a striking pale blond colour, with
a far paler mane than tawny lions.
Casper has settled into the zoo well since his arrival in 2010.
Casper is in his prime - and he makes sure he tells us all about it with his impressive
roar. He also enjoys climbing to the top of the enclosure to survey his