• More action adventure than traditional documentary, Lion Ark follows the world’s most ambitious and daring animal rescue, with a narrative compiled from film, interviews, conversations and reactions as events unfolded. How attitudes to animals were changed in Bolivia, illegal circuses pursued and closed, and 25 lions airlifted to freedom.

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Special screening plus footage from latest ADI Guatemala rescue and Q&A with the rescue team, hosted by veterinarian Howard Rosner who recently cared for 17 tigers and lions rescued from circuses in Guatemala on their way to the ADI Wildlife Sanctuary, South Africa.

Lion Ark screened in secondary schools across Italy

The Italian version of Lion Ark is being shown in secondary schools across Italy, thanks to the organization LAV.

New Animal Planet series to feature epic ADI rescue in Peru

The team behind Lion Ark returns with an episode of Animal Planet’s Dodo Heroes, devoted to an epic rescue undertaken by Animal Defenders International (ADI) in South America.

Lion Ark returns to the UK

Cheer on the lions as they roar freedom!


Co-founder and President of international animal protection group Animal Defenders International (ADI) Jan Creamer is one of 100 visionaries nominated by the Albert Einstein Foundation.

Lion Ark: Canadian Premiere

Do not miss out as Lion Ark lands in Canada, followed by Q&A session with Rescue Team leaders Jan Creamer and Tim Phillips!