Asha (born May 25, 2011 at the Birmingham Zoo) is a female lion, one of a litter of five cubs born to Kwanzaa and Akili. The others are Baron, Kimba, Lily, and Vulcan.
In 2012 Asha and her two sisters were relocated to the African Safari attraction in Puebla, Mexico as potential mates for its resident males.
- Thornton, William (August 22, 2011) "Birmingham Zoo's royal pride: Feisty young lions to meet Labor Day visitors" The Birmingham News
- Thornton, William (August 29, 2012) "Birmingham Zoo says goodbye to its five lion cubs." The Birmingham News
- African Lion Cubs at birminghamzoo.com