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#Lion

# lion - Monday 31 December, 2018

Lion kills young worker in US conservation park

Alexandra Black had spent just 10 days as an intern in the facility.

# lion - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Half-starved lion cub found 'wasting away' in abandoned Paris apartment

Police began hunting for the cub after noticing selfies on social media of a man and the cub.

# lion - Thursday 29 September, 2016

Lion shot dead after two escape from enclosure in German zoo

The zoo’s director said that there was no choice but to kill the animal.

# lion - Friday 11 March, 2016

Mountain lion may have killed and eaten 'Killarney the Koala' at LA Zoo

The koala went missing last week and its bloody, partially-eaten remains were found a short time later.

# lion - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Wildlife park worker mauled to death by lioness

The lioness was later put down.

# lion - Sunday 3 January, 2016

'Win a lion' and kill it if you want to: Conservation raffle sparks criticism

One charity described it as ‘appalling’.

# lion - Saturday 10 October, 2015

A Danish zoo is planning to dissect a lion in front of children

The animal was put down nine months ago because the zoo had too many lions.

# lion - Monday 7 September, 2015

Dentist who shot Cecil questions 'level of humanity' of his critics

The dentist defended his actions in his first ever interview.

# lion - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Guide mauled to death at park where Cecil the lion was killed

The guide was showing a group of tourists around the reserve.

# lion - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

"Giraffes are very dangerous": US woman defends big game hunting (and prompts fresh outrage)

“There is a connection with the animal, and just because we hunt them doesn’t mean we don’t have a respect for them.”

# lion - Sunday 2 August, 2015

That American dentist has killed A LOT of big game — here are 13

A zoo’s worth of wild beasts.

# lion - Friday 31 July, 2015

US moves to curb trophy hunting after Cecil's death

The lion’s killing has led to a public outcry.

Arnold Schwarzenegger has something to say to the man who shot Cecil

Zimbabwe has called for dentist Walter Palmer to be extradited from the United States.

# lion - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Dentist who shot Cecil didn't know the lion was a "known, local favourite"

Two men are due in court on poaching charges related to the lion’s death.

# lion - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

# lion - Sunday 14 June, 2015

Pictures: Chaos in Georgia as heavy flooding lets zoo animals loose on the streets

At least eight people have died in the disaster.

# lion - Saturday 6 June, 2015

New film tells the fascinating true story of the 1951 Fairview lion escape

A film about the incident is out this weekend.

# lion - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Lion that killed American tourist to be moved to another park

The park which remains open has come in for some criticism since the incident.

# lion - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Tourist killed after lion jumps through window of her car

Lion Park guarantees “super close-up animal views”. It has previously come under fire for allowing visitors to pet lion cubs.

# lion - Sunday 26 April, 2015

70 people were injured while filming this movie with 100 untamed lions Wild At Heart This post contains videos

70 people were injured while filming this movie with 100 untamed lions

A family moved in with the massive pride of lions to film what has been called “the most dangerous movie ever made”.

# lion - Thursday 16 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge This dog's botched 'lion' haircut is hilariously tragic Twist In The Tail

This dog's botched 'lion' haircut is hilariously tragic

Listen to the owner’s laugh. Listen to it.

# lion - Thursday 14 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Baby has adorable reaction to hearing lion roar for the first time Hear Him Roar

# lion - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Dublin Zoo has a new attraction - and we're not lion*

*Lion. Lyin’. Lying. Get it? Get it?

# lion - Sunday 29 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Mountain lion goes shopping, hangs outside steakhouse Lion King

Mountain lion goes shopping, hangs outside steakhouse

The police had to go and tranquillise him…

# lion - Sunday 27 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Greatest buffalo mam ever chases lion away from her calf Buffalo Soldier

Greatest buffalo mam ever chases lion away from her calf

Super-mom saves the day.

# lion - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

From The42 Ulster prop Court set for Premiership switch Transfer

Ulster prop Court set for Premiership switch

The Lions loosehead is heading for England next season after eight seasons with the northern province.

# lion - Friday 16 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge Ridiculed Chinese zoo that disguised dog as lion forced to close Mane-ly Mortified

Ridiculed Chinese zoo that disguised dog as lion forced to close

Officials have publicly apologised and shut down for “rectification”.

# lion - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge This is a liliger - three quarters lion, one quarter tiger Bred For Skills

This is a liliger - three quarters lion, one quarter tiger

Quick, somebody call Napoleon Dynamite.

# lion - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge This lion is a big fan of a certain ice-cream flavour Lion Ice Cream King This post contains videos

This lion is a big fan of a certain ice-cream flavour

We are both impressed and terrified.

# lion - Monday 22 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge These animals are in the throes of an identity crisis, ok? A Dog's Life This post contains videos

These animals are in the throes of an identity crisis, ok?

They’re a little sensitive.

# lion - Friday 19 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge Photos: Kumar the Lion settles into new home at Dublin Zoo Rawr

Photos: Kumar the Lion settles into new home at Dublin Zoo

He’s the pride (ho ho!) of Dubin Zoo…

# lion - Thursday 11 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge Tonight's episode of The Zoo just might break your heart... Sheila The Lioness This post contains videos

Tonight's episode of The Zoo just might break your heart...

… Or at least make you cry.

# lion - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

From The42 Gatty, if you're listening: Tommy Bowe speeding toward recovery Lion

Gatty, if you're listening: Tommy Bowe speeding toward recovery

Ulster coach Mark Anscombe is confident the winger will be fit for the business end of the season.

# lion - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Volunteer killed by lion at California zoo

The victim has been identified as 24-year-old Dianna Hanson.

# lion - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

From The Daily Edge Photos: the cutest Dublin Zoo arrivals of 2012 Zoo Arrivals This post contains images

Photos: the cutest Dublin Zoo arrivals of 2012

New additions include the births of tapirs, red pandas, eastern bongos and meerkats – and the transfer of two lion cubs and a bull elephant. Phew, what a year!

From The42 O'Driscoll: A man full of regrets, with the power to wash them all away 13

O'Driscoll: A man full of regrets, with the power to wash them all away

The recuperating Ireland captain has nothing left to learn on the biggest stage, but plenty left to offer.

# lion - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: Meet the animal that sparked the #EssexLion hunt* Essex Lion This post contains videos

VIDEO: Meet the animal that sparked the #EssexLion hunt*

*According to its owner.

# lion - Monday 27 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge Anyone seen the #EssexLion? Reports send Twitter into frenzy Essexlion This post contains images

Anyone seen the #EssexLion? Reports send Twitter into frenzy

A parody account for the lion already has 25,000 followers.

Search still on for Essex lion

A lion was reported to be on the loose in Essex yesterday – and it still hasn’t been found.

# lion - Thursday 16 February, 2012

One year after Lion, Apple previews Mountain Lion

The new Mac operating system update will copy even more iPhone/iPad features and apps.

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