Patty The Lioness: 8 Fun Facts About The Zoo's New Mom


Patty The Lioness at the Milwaukee County Zoo. Photo by Garrett Hopkins.
Patty The Lioness at the Milwaukee County Zoo. Photo by Garrett Hopkins.

There's a new mom at the Milwaukee County Zoo, and we know our readers will want to know all about her.


Here are 8 fast facts about Patty The Lioness:


1. Patty is an African Lion, which are classified by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as vulnerable to extinction. The organization estimates that fewer than 25,000 lions remain in Africa.


2. Patty arrived at the M