Craig Busch, AKA The Lion Man! Craig loves lions so much he is creating the Zion Wildlife Gardens as a paradise for his feline friends, who include 14 Barbary Lions, seven Royal White Bengal Tigers, four Bengal Tigers and four extremely rare White Lions. But this is not all happening in the African Bush as you might have suspected, this is all taking place in New Zealand! This fascinating series follows the joys and frustrations of Craig and his partner Karen, as they rear and interact with the cats in a very up close and personal manner. Craig is genuinely gifted with these incredible creatures and he's creating a sanctuary for them where they are stimulated and happy. There are triumphs and disasters, laughter and tears as the park gradually expands, and more animals find a haven. The Lion Man celebrates big cats, explores their unique nature and reveals the quite awe-inspiring relationship Craig Busch has with these magnificent animals. The Lion Man is genuinely captivating viewing for all ages! Lionman is currently being screened on SKY ONE.
Craig Busch is the LIONMAN, dedicating his life to the creation of the Zion Wildlife Gardens in New Zealand, where Craig and his partner Karen rear and interact with big cats. The Gardens is home to 14 Barbary Lions, seven Royal White Bengal Tigers, four Bengal Tigers and four rare White Lions; and thanks to this wonderful series you can get up close to these magnificent big cats too.