So far we have not said anything about allowing Asian animals on LKS. We are aware of them appearing in The Lion Guard (along with polar bears and moose) and have brought it up among us mods.
We have decided that they should be allowed as they are canon but not in the Pridelands, and they should be only seen at and around the Tree of Life. They may know of the Pridelands, but as we do not see any of them visiting the pridelands, this is not allowed at this time, (if the rumored 4th season happens, we will revisit this).
Edit: the following is clearing up a rule that has been [...]