Weird World: Lion at Dutch zoo has vasectomy - The Sauce
Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Lifestyle

Weird World: Lion at Dutch zoo has vasectomy

A lion has been given a vasectomy after fathering five cubs last year.

Thor the lion impregnated two females at the Royal Burgers’ Zoo in the Netherlands, with the first having twins and the second giving birth to triplets but keepers are worried that he will cause overpopulation.

The chief vet at the zoo said: “Why are we doing it? Because he’s a proven breeder.”

Henk Luten performed the procedure and explained that the zoo has now had enough of the lion’s DNA.

He explained: “We have a lot of offspring and we don’t want to have him overpopulating the genetic pool.”

Vasectomies on lions are rare and Luten said it was the first time he had performed the snip on one of the animals in more than three decades of working at the zoo.

He said: “It’s the first time in the 35 years that I’ve been a veterinarian here that I have done this operation on lions.”

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Some More Sauce...

Entertainment

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex dubbed Nigeria “my country” during a panel discussion in the country on Saturday (11.05.24). The former actress – who previously...

Lifestyle

Scientists have identified the optimal sex position for women to achieve orgasm. According to the private gynaecology clinic New H Medical in New York,...

Entertainment

Halle Bailey says that being a mother has given her the “greatest love” she has ever known. The 24-year-old actress revealed towards the end...

Da Squeeze

What’s better than the unparalleled Queen of Rap taking the stage in the motherland as she continues her tour trail? Likely nothing else. The...

Entertainment

George Clooney is finally set to make his Broadway debut. The 63-year-old actor is taking on his first acting and playwriting project in a...

Entertainment

Chris Hemsworth got “bored” of himself and suggested playing Thor has stopped him from being “stretched”. The 40-year-old actor was delighted to land the...

Entertainment

Kelly Clarkson has admitted she did take a weight-loss drug – but it wasn’t Ozempic. The ‘Because of You’ hitmaker was interviewing Whoopi Goldberg,...

Entertainment

American music legend Stevie Wonder has officially embraced Ghana as his new home, receiving his Certificate of Citizenship in a heartfelt ceremony on Monday,...