Colorado was hit by the fourth strong snowstorm in its history, but Denver Zoo lions took advantage of it to play. Images with lions from the Denver Zoo went viral after the animals were not bothered by the rare Colorado snow storm. “Our lions spend most of the day playing and cooling off, as if they love snow!”, Wrote the zoo. Due to the extremely low temperatures and the blizzard, the zoo was forced to temporarily close its gates, but managed to amuse its visitors virtually.
“After caregivers made sure the zoo was a safe place for African lions, hyenas and wild dogs, some of our residents felt brave enough to inspect the surroundings,” the Denver Zoo said in the video description.
They also said that in Africa, lions spend most of the day trying to find ways to avoid the sun. They don’t have the notions of cold, blizzard, frost or snow, but surprisingly, Denver lions love snow.