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Zimbabwe: Lioness Litters Eight Cubs

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- 1033 days ago -
A LIONESS on birth control pills has given birth to a record eight cubs in one litter at the Lion and Cheetah Park on the outskirts of Harare, a rare spectacle that has left conservationists baffled

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Pat A. (117)
Thursday December 13, 2012, 3:27 am
I too am baffled! Thanks Jill!

Alice C. (1797)
Thursday December 13, 2012, 3:36 pm
Wow ! Someone must have made a mistake with the pills : )

Mary T. (185)
Thursday December 13, 2012, 4:00 pm
Weird news, Thanks Jill.

Evelyn B. (79)
Thursday December 13, 2012, 4:04 pm
Noted Tks. Jill..Wow she sure has a handful...

Penelope Ryan (178)
Thursday December 13, 2012, 8:30 pm
Hi Jill, hope you get this C2 no longer works for me. Not my computer but my account with C2 that is messed up as i have tried from other computers, sometimes it goes through and most times it doesn't. That s why I am hardly on here. Ty for this article gues those pills backfired.

Mariette G. (170)
Friday December 14, 2012, 2:19 am
Why are they always interfering with nature? Controlling breeding? Well she showed them alright! Thanks Jill!

ellen m. (220)
Friday December 14, 2012, 3:04 am
Been there, done that..luckily I only had one ;-p

Danuta Watola (1255)
Friday December 14, 2012, 3:53 am

Ruth C. (263)
Friday December 14, 2012, 6:55 am
I don't believe that she was given birth control pills, I think it was the other way around, they gave her fertility pills.

Nimue Pendragon (323)
Friday December 14, 2012, 5:55 pm
My thoughts exactly, Ruth. Noted thanks Jill :)

. (7)
Friday December 14, 2012, 6:01 pm
Amazing! Noted and signed. Thanks Jill.

Past Member (0)
Saturday December 15, 2012, 4:15 am
Maybe she didn't take them.

VĂ©ronique L. (209)
Saturday December 15, 2012, 5:22 am
LOL John! Can't send you a star...

Gloria picchetti (305)
Saturday December 15, 2012, 7:40 am
No photos of the kitties?

Mary Donnelly (47)
Saturday December 15, 2012, 1:02 pm
Thanks Jill--just as well mother is not in the wild, eight cubs would require a lot of hunting.

John D. (45)
Saturday December 15, 2012, 1:19 pm
I have to wonder if giving this cat birth control pills interferred with her natural ovulation thus all of the cubs...??

Christeen Anderson (648)
Saturday December 15, 2012, 1:29 pm
I would love to see the babies.

Ruth M. (252)
Saturday December 15, 2012, 2:47 pm

michelle l. (41)
Saturday December 15, 2012, 4:36 pm
I supsect the person who was to administer this medication forgot!! Of coure they will dispute this

Elaine Al Meqdad (268)
Saturday December 15, 2012, 5:16 pm
Noted! Such beautiful animals!

Saturday December 15, 2012, 7:24 pm


Matloob ul Hasan (81)
Saturday December 15, 2012, 8:29 pm
Can't wait to see the pics!

janet f. (29)
Saturday December 15, 2012, 8:31 pm
Why are they giving her birth control pills? Aren't the number of lions decreasing?

Dianne D. (475)
Saturday December 15, 2012, 8:55 pm
If giving the lioness chemicals, I won't be surprised in the cubs don't survive. This is a freak of nature.

Christine Stewart (133)
Saturday December 15, 2012, 9:39 pm
At least it sounds like the babies are doing well, so far!

Kim O. (395)
Saturday December 15, 2012, 11:03 pm
I'd like to know why a lioness would need any kind of birth control pills!! I wish humans would quit using the animals as science experiments. I'm super hoping all of the little cubs are okay and there's no ill effects! Thanks Jill

Donna B. (36)
Sunday December 16, 2012, 12:32 am
Noted. Fertility Pills, anyone?!?! Sounds like that's what she got instead of Birth Control Pills, right? Glad the babies are all doing well. Wish they would have posted some pics with the article. Thx SO much Jill.

Marianna molnar woods (9)
Sunday December 16, 2012, 11:43 am
Noted sadly
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