Posts tagged "lions"

You Can Own A Pair Of Jeans Specially Shredded By Lions, Tigers Or Bears (Oh My!)

The Mineko Club, a volunteer group in Hitachi City, Japan, is selling jeans personally shredded by animals to raise money for wildlife conservation. Lions, tigers and bears at the Kamine Zoo were given toys covered in the denim to tear into, creating a “worn-in” look. The denim was then sewn to create the pants, Zoo Jeans,…

By: Claire Hannum / July 10, 2014

Did Somebody Say Rare White Lion Cubs?

White lions are incredibly rare: a majority of their population is kept in zoos because of a (recently-dispelled) belief that they could not survive in the wild, and another large part are bred in South African camps for “canned hunting” purposes, which makes me want to say, “Fuck this whole being human thing.” There are…

By: Rachel Krause / January 17, 2013

Arizonans Upset Over $21 Lion Burgers. Wait, What? Lion Burgers?

This morning I saw a news story in a tawdry tabloid that I read (just for fun, I swear!) about some restaurant in Arizona that was serving lion burgers and getting the meat from a “free-range farm in Illinois.” A free-range lion farm? Ha-ha, I thought. People who edit tabloids sure are gullible and dumb.

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 24, 2010

Lion Cub Raised By Little Girls In New Zealand Home

Two little girls in New Zealand are living my dream — they are helping to raise a lion cub in their home. Three-month-old Chase was the only one in the litter and had to be separated from his mother after her milk dried up. Tear. Check out another photo of the girls feeding Chase with…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 3, 2010

Christian The Lion Will Send Your Tear Ducts Into Overdrive

Um, have you all seen this video? It’s taken from a DVD called Christian The Lion: At World’s End, about a lion cub raised by two men and then reintroduced into the wild, and if it does not make you cry, you are probably dead inside. I’m currently sitting in a puddle of…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 30, 2008