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Campaign Launched to Heal Paralyzed Lion in Brazil

Animals  (tags: lion, paralyzed, Brazil, campagin, massage, treatment, Ariel, Facebook )

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Stretched atop a mattress laid out in the living room of an upper class home, Ariel the lion was fast asleep Wednesday as four people gently cleaned and massaged his body.

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Shelly Peterson (213)
Thursday July 14, 2011, 4:29 pm
What a story!


Lisa Neste (754)
Thursday July 14, 2011, 5:38 pm
Very sad to see such a powerful animal unable to move like that. I hope they can figure out what it is that is ailing Ariel. If not, I don't think that this is any kind of life for a Lion.

Mary T. (185)
Thursday July 14, 2011, 6:23 pm
This is so sad.

Patricia W. (94)
Thursday July 14, 2011, 10:46 pm
Thanks Naoko for this story. I hope they can do something for this poor creature. Like Lisa said, this is no life for a lion.

Marilyn M. (145)
Thursday July 14, 2011, 11:20 pm
Noted. Thank you for posting, Naoko. Heartbreaking to see such a beautiful, powerful animal paralyzed.

Shirley S. (181)
Friday July 15, 2011, 12:21 am

Elsie Au (264)
Friday July 15, 2011, 12:54 am
Noted. I hope they will find ways to make him better soon.

tracey p. (81)
Friday July 15, 2011, 3:13 am
Noted. I truly appreciate the love and effort that is being shown in trying to get this beautiful animal back to health. So sad to see the lion immobilised.

. (0)
Friday July 15, 2011, 5:25 am
sadly noted, thanks for posting

KS Goh (0)
Friday July 15, 2011, 5:45 am
Thanks for the article.

Elizabeth P. (99)
Friday July 15, 2011, 6:52 am
All we can do is HOPE for the best.

Farah Hage Ali (154)
Saturday July 16, 2011, 2:03 am
noted, thank you

Stelizan L. (258)
Saturday July 16, 2011, 6:03 am
Heartbreaking yes - this is no kind of life for a lion, but our thoughts and prayers are with them for a successful recovery!!
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