This is where Sultan & Sonia now “live”, in a glass case surrounded by hundreds of stuffed animals, birds & bugs from around the world. Really quite a grotesque sight, but morbidly fascinating all the same. Those Victorians have a lot to answer for.
Footnote- the internet really is an amazing place. I received a comment on my blog post (link above) from the daughter of the man who shot the lions.
From Sarah Lodge;
Hi, it was my father who shot the lions. He is a real animal lover and hated killing such magnificent creatures. However, Craig the 6 yr old boy had been quite badly injured along with his mother by Sonya the female, so it had to be.