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Award-winning photographer Nicole Cambré was snapping away on a safari in Botswana when she spotted two male lions having sex. The lions were playfully nuzzling each other and playing and generally being adorable, snuggly, dorky kitties in the bodies of hulking predators. In one of Cambré’s photos, one of the lions appears to be mounting… READ MORE »


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Saturday evening was awash with news that Jericho, Cecil the lion’s brother, had also been brutally murdered. But as of this morning, we have been made aware that no, Jericho is actually alive and well!

The Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force, which told the media that poachers had killed Jericho, retracted its statements on… READ MORE »


Style

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,… READ MORE »


Entertainment

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… READ MORE »


News

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.
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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… READ MORE »


Video

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… READ MORE »