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#Lion

# lion - Friday 5 November, 2021

'Something has clicked with Jack' - Conan a new force for Ireland
# Lion
From The42
# Lion

'Something has clicked with Jack' - Conan a new force for Ireland

Nov 5th 2021, 6:30 AM 5,511 Views 2 Comments

The 29-year-old number eight bolted all the way into the Lions Test team this year.

# lion - Friday 22 October, 2021

'It's easier to silence that kind of noise... I feel a bit vindicated'
# Lion
From The42
# Lion

'It's easier to silence that kind of noise... I feel a bit vindicated'

Oct 22nd 2021, 6:45 AM 7,125 Views 2 Comments

Leinster’s Jack Conan starts in the number eight shirt against Glasgow again tonight.

# lion - Monday 14 June, 2021

'I’m definitely in a better position going into this tour' - Henshaw
# Lion
From The42
# Lion

'I’m definitely in a better position going into this tour' - Henshaw

Jun 14th 2021, 9:23 AM 8,329 Views 0 Comments

The Leinster centre is backing team-mate Andrew Porter to bounce back from his Lions disappointment.

# lion - Monday 31 December, 2018

Lion kills young worker in US conservation park
# Wildlife
# Wildlife

Lion kills young worker in US conservation park

Dec 31st 2018, 10:12 AM 24,098 Views 21 Comments

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
# Animal Abuse
# Animal Abuse

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

Oct 11th 2017, 8:47 PM 46,111 Views 15 Comments

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
# Majo And Motshegetsi
# Majo And Motshegetsi

Lion shot dead after two escape from enclosure in German zoo

Sep 29th 2016, 5:11 PM 10,774 Views 23 Comments

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
# Jumped The Fence
# Jumped The Fence

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

Mar 11th 2016, 9:12 AM 16,430 Views 43 Comments

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
# South Africa
# South Africa

Wildlife park worker mauled to death by lioness

Feb 17th 2016, 6:12 PM 24,684 Views 26 Comments

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
# Another Cecil
# Another Cecil

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

Jan 3rd 2016, 3:43 PM 10,210 Views 25 Comments

One charity described it as ‘appalling’.

# lion - Saturday 10 October, 2015

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

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

Oct 10th 2015, 9:45 AM 8,107 Views 22 Comments

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
# Cecil
# Cecil

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

Sep 7th 2015, 9:55 AM 18,016 Views 55 Comments

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
# Camp Hwange
# Camp Hwange

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

Aug 25th 2015, 2:02 PM 17,259 Views 49 Comments

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)
# Oh Sabrina
# Oh Sabrina

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

Aug 4th 2015, 8:03 AM 32,583 Views 103 Comments

“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
# Not Just Cecil
# Not Just Cecil

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

Aug 2nd 2015, 8:15 AM 26,608 Views 74 Comments

A zoo’s worth of wild beasts.

# lion - Friday 31 July, 2015

US moves to curb trophy hunting after Cecil's death
# Killing For Sport
# Killing For Sport

US moves to curb trophy hunting after Cecil's death

Jul 31st 2015, 9:15 PM 11,920 Views 30 Comments

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

Arnold Schwarzenegger has something to say to the man who shot Cecil
# Cecil The Lion
# Cecil The Lion

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

Jul 31st 2015, 11:21 AM 31,521 Views 129 Comments

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"
# Sorry But
# Sorry But

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

Jul 29th 2015, 4:30 PM 19,672 Views 101 Comments

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

# lion - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

American dentist who 'paid $50,000 to kill a lion with a crossbow' wanted by police
# See Lions
# See Lions

American dentist who 'paid $50,000 to kill a lion with a crossbow' wanted by police

Jul 28th 2015, 10:34 PM 50,945 Views 112 Comments

The lion’s name is Cecil.

# lion - Sunday 14 June, 2015

Pictures: Chaos in Georgia as heavy flooding lets zoo animals loose on the streets
# Lions And Tigers
# Lions And Tigers

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

Jun 14th 2015, 8:00 PM 52,283 Views 31 Comments

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
# Wild Dublin Tales
# Wild Dublin Tales

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

Jun 6th 2015, 5:00 PM 13,148 Views 8 Comments

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
# South Africa
# South Africa

Lion that killed American tourist to be moved to another park

Jun 4th 2015, 10:42 PM 16,151 Views 33 Comments

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
# South Africa
# South Africa

Tourist killed after lion jumps through window of her car

Jun 2nd 2015, 7:59 AM 26,889 Views 51 Comments

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
# Wild At Heart

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

Apr 26th 2015, 9:30 AM 25,883 Views 25 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 16th 2015, 12:07 PM 3,906 Views 2 Comments

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

# lion - Thursday 14 August, 2014

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

Baby has adorable reaction to hearing lion roar for the first time

Aug 14th 2014, 7:10 PM 3,215 Views 0 Comments

WHAT WAS THAT?

# lion - Thursday 7 August, 2014

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

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

Aug 7th 2014, 8:50 AM 13,674 Views 20 Comments

*Lion. Lyin’. Lying. Get it? Get it?

# lion - Sunday 29 June, 2014

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

Mountain lion goes shopping, hangs outside steakhouse

Jun 29th 2014, 4:08 PM 1,913 Views 0 Comments

The police had to go and tranquillise him…

# lion - Sunday 27 April, 2014

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

Greatest buffalo mam ever chases lion away from her calf

Apr 27th 2014, 3:56 PM 2,720 Views 1 Comment

Super-mom saves the day.

# lion - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Ulster prop Court set for Premiership switch
# Transfer
From The42
# Transfer

Ulster prop Court set for Premiership switch

Nov 13th 2013, 11:36 AM 5,099 Views 13 Comments

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

# lion - Friday 16 August, 2013

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

Ridiculed Chinese zoo that disguised dog as lion forced to close

Aug 16th 2013, 8:49 AM 22,249 Views 44 Comments

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

# lion - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

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

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

Jun 19th 2013, 10:00 AM 1,705 Views 0 Comments

Quick, somebody call Napoleon Dynamite.

# lion - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

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

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

Jun 18th 2013, 2:20 PM 1,019 Views 0 Comments

We are both impressed and terrified.

# lion - Monday 22 April, 2013

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

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

Apr 22nd 2013, 1:15 PM 3,862 Views 0 Comments

They’re a little sensitive.

# lion - Friday 19 April, 2013

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

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

Apr 19th 2013, 9:41 PM 10,673 Views 29 Comments

He’s the pride (ho ho!) of Dubin Zoo…

# lion - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Tonight's episode of The Zoo just might break your heart...
# Sheila The Lioness
From The Daily Edge
# Sheila The Lioness

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

Apr 11th 2013, 1:00 PM 10,853 Views 13 Comments

… Or at least make you cry.

# lion - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

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

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

Mar 20th 2013, 7:30 AM 3,196 Views 1 Comment

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
# Tragic
# Tragic

Volunteer killed by lion at California zoo

Mar 7th 2013, 7:47 AM 15,105 Views 48 Comments

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

# lion - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

Photos: the cutest Dublin Zoo arrivals of 2012
# Zoo Arrivals
From The Daily Edge
# Zoo Arrivals

Photos: the cutest Dublin Zoo arrivals of 2012

Dec 25th 2012, 5:00 PM 2,047 Views 0 Comments

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!

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

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

Dec 25th 2012, 1:30 PM 2,361 Views 1 Comment

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

# lion - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

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

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

Aug 29th 2012, 10:31 AM 9,791 Views 18 Comments

*According to its owner.

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