CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo is preparing for the return of its lions!
ABC7 Chicago got a sneak peek Friday morning at the new lion habitat that has been under construction for more than a year.
The $35 million exhibit includes a savanna setting, trees, temperature-controlled areas and a zipline for feeding that will simulate prey.
Guests will also be able to see the lions both inside and outside of Kovler Lion House behind see-through walls.
During the construction, the lions were moved to the Rolling Hills Zoo in Kansas.
The newly renovated state-of-the-art habitat will open in the fall.
The zoo also announced that there will be new animals in the coming months, including red pandas.
Lincoln Park Zoo gives sneak peek at newly renovated lion habitat
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