Tag: Lions

33 Circus Lions Are Freed and Returned to Africa

Going to the circus might seem like a lot of fun, but once you know about how some of the animals are treated, it kind of leaves a bad taste in your mouth. Thankfully, some animal organizations, like Animal Defenders International, are taking steps to rescue circus animals and return them to their natural habitats. Recently, Animal Defenders International spent a lot of time and resources tracking down and rescuing lions from illegal circuses in Peru and Colombia. After 18 months of work, the organization was able to rescue over 100 animals, 33 of whom were lions. Even though...

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Scientist Attempts to Stop Lions From Killing Livestock By Painting Eyes on Cows' Butts

If you eat meat, then you probably think that cows are delicious. Well, evidently, so do lions. Lions, unlike humans, take only a matter of seconds to subdue a live cow. Also unlike humans, lions do not care about conservation efforts or property claims. That has proven to be a bit of a problem for struggling farmers in Botswana.   As such, farmers in Botswana have begun killing lions that attempt to steal their live stock. That, in turn, has turned out to be a bigger problem, as lions in the region become more and more endangered.   Well,...

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Adorable Lion Loves His Blanket

Lions: the overgrown house cat of the Savannah –   – or, at least that’s how one family viewed them.   Lambert the lion was adopted as a small cub after one family with too much money decided it would be a good idea to get their children a wild pet – an idea hey got after seeing The Lion King. After a few months, the children didn’t want him anymore and he was given away to the In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Educational Center.   In-Sync Exotic Wildlife Rescue and Educational Center When he arrived, Lambert had to...

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Mighty Lion Cub Tries His Best To Roar

They say practice makes perfect, and this adorable little lion cub is wasting no time in getting started! Sure, he’s not really that great at roaring right now but no one has ever been good at something from the first time they ever tried it. Okay, maybe a few of us have gotten lucky in rare circumstances, but it’s not a regular thing that happens. Try as he might, this baby ball of fluff sounds more like a broken squeak toy than a mighty lion leading a pride across the savanna. But nevertheless, he will one day grow up...

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Silly Lion Has a Ball With His Favorite Toy Donut

Lions are known for their ferocity. They aren’t exactly known for being silly or goofy. Well, this one is. Cameron is a lion whose favorite toy is a large yellow donut. Unfortunately, Cameron tore a whole in it, so it had to be retired. For a while, Cameron was left without a toy to play with. A little over a month later, the zoo keepers replaced his favorite foamy toy and Cameron was ecstatic. Below is a highlight reel of Cameron’s adventures with his friend the yellow donut. It’s sure to put a smile on your...

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