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Pregnant Rhino Fights Off Hungry Lions | The Dodo   video
Offbeat  (tags: pregnant rhino, lions, awesome-pawsome video! )

Barb
- 41 days ago - youtube.com
When this pregnant rhino got stuck and surrounded by hungry lions, she knew what she had to do.
AsiaâEUR(TM)s Illegal Wildlife Trade Makes Tigers a Farm-to-Table Meal
Offbeat  (tags: laos, zoos, farmers, lions, commercial breeding, animals, environment, humans, wildlife )

Lone
- 103 days ago - nytimes.com
In Laos and several other Asian countries, conservationists have compiled ample evidence that many zoos and farms serve as fronts for commercial breeding.
The Path to Extinction: African Lions Face Same Threats That Wiped Out Big Cats During the Ice Age
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, lions, video )

Anna
- 128 days ago - natureworldnews.com
Lions have been part of the African landscape, but their reign might soon come to an abrupt end. The very same dangers that caused the extinction of seven big cats during the last Ice Age are devastating African lions and Sunda clouded leopards today.
Ringling Bros Circus to CLOSE
Offbeat  (tags: animals, animal welfare, circus, culture, elephants abused, animal rights, lions, tigers )

Adeline
- 246 days ago - abcnews.go.com
The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will close forever in May. Declining attendance combined with high operating costs, along with changing public tastes and prolonged battles with animal rights groups all contributed to its demise.
Beaten, Declawed Circus Lions Finally at South Africa Sanctuary,
Offbeat  (tags: Lions, Rescued, Animal Abuse )

Ray
- 505 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Lions rescued from circuses in Colombia and Peru have been released at Emoya Big Cat Sanctuary in South Africa.
Maasai Tribesmen Spear 2 Lions in Kenya, Kill 1
Offbeat  (tags: lions )

Angie
- 535 days ago - msn.com
Maasai tribesmen speared two lions that strayed out of Nairobi National Park in Kenya on Thursday, killing at least one, a conservationist reported.
Lions Save Little Girl From Kidnapping And Rape By Chasing Off Her Captors
Offbeat  (tags: animals, lions, children, crime, culture, environment, humans, unusual, wildlife )

Lone
- 576 days ago - tabooya.com
Three lions rescued a 12-year-old Ethiopian girl after she was kidnapped by several men trying to force her into a marriage, chasing off her abductors and protecting her until she was rescued by Ethiopian police, several news media outlets reported
Lions on the Loose in Kenyan Capital
Offbeat  (tags: animals, lions )

Angie
- 577 days ago - msn.com
Wildlife rangers in the Kenyan capital said Friday they were hunting for two lions who left Nairobi national park and went into "highly populated" areas. Kenya Wildlife Service issued an appeal, "for help to get two lionesses that strayed from the Nairob
Once Thought Extinct, âEUR~LostâEUR(TM) Group of Lions Discovered in Africa
Offbeat  (tags: Lions, found, Africa, rediscovered, good news )

Scooby
- 590 days ago - richarddawkins.net
Lions have disappeared from much of Africa, but for the past few years scientists have wondered if the big cats were hanging on in remote parts of Sudan and Ethiopia. The regionâEUR(TM)s inaccessibility and political instability have made surveys difficult
Maasai Lions: Two Charged With Kenya Poisoning
Offbeat  (tags: lions, poisoned, Kenya, wildlife, Maasai, wildlife, animals, environment )

CherAWAY
- 650 days ago - bbc.com
Two Maasai herdsmen have been charged after allegedly poisoning a famous pride of lions in Narok, south-west Kenya, a wildlife official said.
WATCH: Lions CRY as They Are Released Into Wild and Feel African Soil for the First Time
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, lions, video, released into wild )

Tracy
- 697 days ago - express.co.uk
THESE six lions are the Cecils who could be saved, after being rescued from a Romanian circus and released into the African wild.
Four Lions - Confiscated From French Circus - Set to Become Mane Attraction at Scottish Zoo After Being Rescued From Belgian San
Offbeat  (tags: Five, sisters, zoo, belgium, Scotland, lions, rescued )

Scooby
- 702 days ago - dailyrecord.co.uk
FIVE Sisters Zoo in West Calder, West Lothian, has raised £150,000 over the past year to build a new two-acre enclosure for the male lions.
Lion and Tiger Show in South Wales Is Cancelled After Protests
Offbeat  (tags: Lions, tigers, show, UK, South Wales, cancelled )

Scooby
- 712 days ago - walesonline.co.uk
An Evening with Lions and Tigers had initially shifted venues to Porthcawl, but has now cancelled the event altogether.
South African Lion Sanctuary Boss Says Every Other Breeding Facility in Nation Linked to 'Canned Hunting
Offbeat  (tags: Lions, cubs, sanctuary, canned hunting, South Africa )

Scooby
- 772 days ago - mirror.co.uk
The owner of a South African lion sanctuary has said that every other facility that breeds cubs in the country is linked to the "canned hunting" industry where big cats are slaughtered by wealthy ­wildlife trophy hunters.
Earth: Seven Reason To Love Lions
Offbeat  (tags: Earth, Animals, Lions )

Ray
- 776 days ago - bbc.com
Lions are big. Lions are impressive. Lions are also threatened by hunters and habitat loss. So here are seven reasons why we should celebrate their existence.
 

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