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DINING WITH LIONS

The lions begin roaring before the sun has risen, a chorus of rolling bellows as the three males try to outdo one another. Their grumbles and growls can be heard for a radius of five kilometres, we’re told, and is the daily alarm clock for the inhabitants of and visitors to the National Zoo & Aquarium in Canberra.

In the Shark Grand Suite of Jamala Wildlife Lodge, as light begins pouring in through the high windows, I wonder for a moment if I’ve woken up in Africa. Not only are the big cats calling, but my high four-post,

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