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12

Dec

Crippled lion is dachshund’s best friendThe king of the jungle proves to be a gentle giant when it comes to his puppy pal.

Crippled lion is dachshund’s best friend
The king of the jungle proves to be a gentle giant when it comes to his puppy pal.

15

Jan


 Dog mistaken for lion prompts 911 calls 



The friendly Labradoodle in Norfolk, Va., is groomed to resemble Old Dominion University’s lion mascot.
The friendly Labradoodle in Norfolk, Va., is groomed to resemble Old Dominion University’s lion mascot.

10

May

llbwwb:

Up close and personal.

llbwwb:

Up close and personal.

15

Jan

Lion, tiger and bear, oh my!An unlikely friendship among 3 of the planet’s top predators will leave you wondering, ‘Why can’t we all just get along?’

Lion, tiger and bear, oh my!
An unlikely friendship among 3 of the planet’s top predators will leave you wondering, ‘Why can’t we all just get along?’

09

Nov

5 charged with stealing lion carcass from Ohio farmPolice had killed many exotic animals and were trying to account for others on Oct. 18 when a car pulled into the driveway at the farm and then left.

5 charged with stealing lion carcass from Ohio farm
Police had killed many exotic animals and were trying to account for others on Oct. 18 when a car pulled into the driveway at the farm and then left.

03

Nov

Baby’s cry and lion’s roar are quite similar, say scientistsSmall, flat, vocal plates allow lions to use a small amount of air to produce their large roars.

Baby’s cry and lion’s roar are quite similar, say scientists
Small, flat, vocal plates allow lions to use a small amount of air to produce their large roars.

20

Oct

Ohio farm owner mistreated animalsTerry Thompson kept his exotic animals in poor conditions and fed his lions meat from malnourished horses, according to an animal welfare expert.

Ohio farm owner mistreated animals
Terry Thompson kept his exotic animals in poor conditions and fed his lions meat from malnourished horses, according to an animal welfare expert.

02

May

A white lion cub is carried by the scruff of its neck by its mother at Guangzhou Zoo in China.

A white lion cub is carried by the scruff of its neck by its mother at Guangzhou Zoo in China.