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33 Rescued Lions Arrive in South Africa in Airlift

The roars of lions filled the cargo section of Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport Saturday evening as 33 lions rescued from South American circuses landed in South Africa where they will be released into a bush sanctuary for big cats.   It was the largest airlift of lions in history, said Jan Creamer, president of Animal Defenders International, which carried out the operation.   "These lion have suffered tremendously,'' Creamer said as the lions...

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