Patna Zoo transferred lion to Ranchi and Jaipur Zoos under animal exchange programme. Patna Zoo received two hybrid lion from Bokaro Zoo in the year 2003 named Rambha and Urvashi.
Hyderabad Zoo provided two lion in the year 2007 named Vishal and Sraswati. These two lion breed successfully in the year 2012 and two cub 'Samrat' and Sheru survived.
At present Patna Zoo has four normal lion and two hybrid lion.