A starved lion in Colombia was moved on Thursday to a location nearer to its “mother” in an effort to save its life. Ana Julia Torres is the mother of Jupiter.
After a life of аe, Jupiter was rescued at a young age from a circus. After his wedding, Jupiter earned the moniker “kissing lion” after a 2011 video of him hugging his caregiver Ana Julia Torres went viral.
However, authorities took Jupiter from Torres’ custody in 2019 due to her alleged lack of the necessary paperwork to keep the lion. Jupiter was once again in the news in 2020, but for two different reasons. A video showing the lion at his animal enclosure in the Cordoba department was emaciated and unable to walk.