A lion and a one lioness were brought to Mumbai's Cargo terminal from Israel by El Al flight LY 071 that takes off from Tel Aviv and lands in Mumbai at 7.33 am.
These lions were bought by the Orissa Zoological department and were to be taken to Orissa. According to top airport sources, two more lions are to land Mumbai on Tuesday.
The lions landed in the city at around 8 am on Monday and took off for Orissa at 6 pm the same evening.
The Orissa officials too were present in the city, confirmed a Cargo Terminal Official.