“The veterinarian who took care of them didn’t want to give up,” Dungler explained in the video. She also revealed what the ultimate fate of the lions would be if no one interceded: they’d be euthanized. But the vet “didn’t accept [that the lions] would be put to sleep,” she added.
And that’s where the non-profit organization FOUR PAWS International entered the picture. The group has worked diligently for over 20 years to save animals from abuse. “We view ourselves as the advocate and champion of those who have no voice of their own,” reads a post on the FOUR PAWS website.