In celebration of World Lion Day, Broadway's The Lion King is partnering with Wildlife Conservation Society and the Bronx Zoo to create a series of three videos educating the public about lions and the efforts in place to help protect and preserve the species and their habitat. In the newly released first video, The Lion King's Simba, Jelani Remy, chats with Bronx Zoo curator Pat Thomas about the zoo's own Bahati and Ime. Watch below to learn more about Simba's real-life counterparts and their home.

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