The trainer in Vladivostok have denied media reports about the extra weight of his lionesses
VLADIVOSTOK, 18 Jul — RIA Novosti. Lioness in the circus of Vladivostok, the fullness of which drew the attention of some media, not obese, and recovered after giving birth, they are healthy and thrive, said their trainer Vitaly Smoljanac.
In the past weekend in Vladivostok after reconstruction opened a circus, the first performance showed the tigers and lionesses. A number of local media published photos of the animals on which lions tigers look thicker. According to the media, animal rights activists allegedly went to the police because of the obesity of animals. In the regional Ministry of internal Affairs the fact of application is not yet confirmed.
The first rehearsal! Tigers, lionesses, monkeys, cats, pug and other animals brought to the circus a few days ago. We visited the General “run” of the upcoming show. Look!
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“I think this (fatness) should be proud, not upset. We have the animals age. People with age begins to gain weight, the same animals. They gave birth, and after birth better… We look after their health. They feel great. What is obesity — not see. In nature lions live seven to nine years, I have for 16 years. Maybe with age you get better, but they do not prevent to move, to work,” said Smoljanac.
According to him, the lions eat once in the evening. If you have an idea after him.
“Full diet observed, 6 kilograms of meat consumes (one animal),” said the trainer.