Samantha (lion)

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Samantha (born c. 1973; died 1998 in Birmingham) was a female African lion (Panthera leo) residing at the Birmingham Zoo. When she died in 1998 at age 25, she was the oldest of her species living in captivity. The average lifespan for lions is 10 years in the wild, 15 in captivity.