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Death of Kivú the lion unleashes blame game

Following Kivú's death, many people turned to FUNDAZOO’s facebook profile blaming the organization for keeping the lion in his metal cage during most of his life.

Kivú, Costa Rica’s beloved lion, dies at 18

Kivú, the beloved lion whose living conditions at the Simón Bolívar Zoo in San José were the subject of fierce debate, died from complications related to chronic kidney disease.

Kivú’s health condition worsens; officials evaluate options

A final recommendation on the lion’s fate will be announced Thursday to the Ministers of Environment, and Agriculture and Livestock, followed by a public announcement.

Kivú the lion faces health complications from kidney disease

Laboratory tests conducted on the lion last month showed symptoms of chronic kidney disease. Results are now under evaluation in a laboratory in the United States.

Kivú the lion recovers at his new home

Kivú has been behaving normally as he recovers from anesthesia; he drank water and ate beef, chicken and innards.

Environment officials move Kivú the lion to a new home

Kivú’s new home it’s a 300-square-meter (some 3,300 square feet) area away from visitors and surrounded by nature.

Officials demand the removal of Kivú the lion from public display

Environment Minister Édgar Gutiérrez confirmed that the government has received three requests from organizations willing to provide Kivú with a new home and finally get him out of his cage for good.

Zoo administrator fights to avoid relocating Kivú the lion

Officials of the Fundación Pro Zoológicos, the administrator of the Simón Bolívar Zoo, announced that they will launch a fundraiser to build a new space for Kivú the lion at his current home in downtown San José.

Ministries confirm relocation orders for Kivú the lion

Officials from the Environment and Agriculture ministries said their ruling on Kivú is final and that no further appeals will be considered.

Lion at San José zoo needs a better home, agencies order

A report from a recent inspection ordered the lion to be moved to a new, bigger space that should resemble an African Savannah with trees, plants, a pond and trails.

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