Andi Rive, a midwife from the city has fallen in love with the fifty lions at Glen Garriff Lion Re-serve. With her dedicated team of staff, family and volunteers Andi is tasked with keeping the struggling reserve afloat, fending off creditors, lawyers and hunters.
The Lion Queen - Full Series
New arrivals put added pressure on limited resources as two rescued lions arrive at Glen Garriff – one of them, a male lion called TJ, is unwell and the vet is called in to help; there’s added drama when a cub is mauled by one of the lions, and another cub, Taai, is abandoned by his mother.
Glen Garriff Lion Reserve is faced with disaster after disaster; a fire burns out of control on a neighbouring farm and threatens to spread to Glen Garriff where a vital piece of firefighting equipment is out of action; and a deluge from the sky threatens to destroy everything Andi has worked for.
Glen Garriff offers sanctuary to its fifty lions from South Africa’s shocking canned hunting industry; a rescued lion arrives at Glen Garriff, unsettling some of the other lions and creating more prob-lems; Andi hits the road to plan a tourist experience that could generate much needed income for the reserve; and game hunters pay a visit to Glen Garriff.
A controlled burn off during fire season goes out of control and threatens to spread across Glen Garriff Lion Reserve; Andi visits her family in the city and as the financial woes deepen at Glen Garriff, she is forced to make a heartbreaking decision.
Andi struggles to recover from having to sell four lions; a scientist reveals the results of a recent study into wild lion genetics which forces Andi to question whether she’s doing the right thing at Glen Garriff; and it’s Christmas and Kathy organises a party.