Togar the Lion Photographed Living With Famous Family at Shambhala In The 70′s (PHOTOS)

This is Togar the Lion. He lived with Anton LaVey (founder of the Church of Satan) in a San Francisco apartment until city officials ordered him relocated. He then moved in with actress Tippi Hedren (the mother of actress Melanie Griffith) and her family, which is what is shown in the pictures below.

Back in the early 70′s she created a special reserve “Shambhala” to have grown up in captivity, big cats. Located just 30 miles from the bustling Los Angeles, She reserve a home for more than seven dozen predators – tigers, lions, cougars, servals and other big cats. Most of the animals at Shambala born in captivity, were purchased in circuses and zoos, are orphans or animals, who abandoned by their former owners, who were not able to care for their carnivorous pets.

At various times she lived in the house of lions and tigers. The photographs of this release, made in the early ’70s photographer magazine Life. Nobody was mauled or killed by this particular lion.

Togar the Lion Photographed Living With Famous Family at Shambhala (PHOTOS)

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