On Thursday, January 9th, 2020, The Lion Country Legacy, a documentary detailing the stories of conservation and dedication to animal care at Lion Country Safari, is premiering in Wellington. The half-hour documentary, produced by Saturn Sound Studios of West Palm Beach, tells the behind-the-scenes stories of how a team of professionals at Lion Country Safari cares for and preserves some of the world’s most iconic species. The premier is open to the public and starts at 7:30PM at Movies at Wellington.
The Lion Country Legacy, sponsored in part by the Palm Beach County Film and Television Commission, will play on The Palm Beaches TV. The Palm Beaches TV is Palm Beach County’s official tourism television channel. It airs in hotels throughout Palm Beach County and is also available as a free mobile app, on Roku, and online at ThePalmBeaches.TV. Viewers can enjoy the documentary, as well as other destination-based content, 24/7.
"This is a very special project for us. We are thrilled that Lion Country Safari's efforts are being shared in a way that allows viewers an inside glimpse of the hard work and dedication that goes into providing our animals with the top level of care as well as conserving and saving wildlife across the world," said Jennifer Berthiaume, Vice President and Managing Director of Lion Country Safari.
Lion Country Safari opened in 1967 and is the largest drive-through safari in Florida. Guests can see over 1,000 animals on 320 acres. The park is also home to the largest herd of zebras on record in the country. For more information, please call the main office at (561) 793-1084 or visit us online at www.lioncountrysafari.com.
Documentary trailer available upon request.