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Global march against the canned hunting of lions Special

Edmonton - March 15 was designated a global day of action against the canned hunting of lions in South Africa. Marches took place in several cities around the world.

Cost-cutting Lions release receiver Burleson, safety Delmas

The Detroit Lions took a big bite out of their salary cap by releasing veteran wide receiver Nate Burleson and safety Louis Delmas, the National Football League team said on Thursday.

Review: ‘Nature's Microworlds: Serengeti’ Special

Although this half hour programme was first screened in July 2012, this is one repeat that is certainly worth a second look.

The 'King of Beasts' threatened by extinction in Western Africa

Plagued by underfunding, little governmental support, poaching and indiscriminate killing by cattle herders, many of the countries in Western Africa have little control or incentive to save the few remaining western African lions left in the wild.

NFL Week 15 wrap up: Upsets and heartbreaks

With many teams still trying to paint the playoff picture for their club, there were plenty of story lines in the NFL going into week 15.

Zoo in China replaces lion with dog, hopes no one would notice

While a zoo in the central province of Henan was out (allegedly) enjoying himself at a breeding center, the zoo staff replaced him with what they thought might be the next best thing.

Photo Essay: A photographic safari at the local zoo Special

Toronto - Looking for an adventure to take your kids or grandkids on? Try something old with a twist. A photographic safari at the local zoo.

Op-Ed: Photo Essay — Honoring the Calgary Zoo post flood 2013

Calgary - This Photo Essay honors the Calgary Zoo animals that were traumatized during the devastating flood in Calgary, Alberta, June 2013. A revisit to the zoo on June 22 was postponed due to massive flooding of the Bow and Elbow rivers from torrential rainfall.

Photos: Hangzhou Zoo visitors pelt frightened lions with snowball

Hangzhou - Photos have emerged of visitors pelting frightened lions with snowball at the Hangzhou Zoo, China. Lions aren't supposed to be wusses, but they cowered in fright, hid under a wooden plank and behind a tree trunk while visitors hurled snowballs at them.

Zambia outlaws hunting of endangered big cats

Zambia has banned the hunting of endangered lions and leopards due to the dwindling numbers of these big cats and the value of game viewing by tourists.

Video: Kenyan villagers massacre lion pride that killed livestock

Nairobi - Villagers in the township of Kitengela, near the Nairobi National Park, ambushed and speared to death a pride of lions that had been killing their livestock. The villagers said the lions had been preying on livestock belonging to herders in the community.

NFL: Lions tame Tebow with a 45-10 victory over Broncos

Denver - Tim Tebow was the man last week as he brought the Denver Broncos from behind last week against the Miami Dolphins. This week Tebow was the goat as he had a horrible that lead to the Detroit Lions getting back track after a 2-game skid.

NFL: Lions loss second in a row with Atlanta winning 23-16

Detroit - This was a game that the Detroit Lions needed to bounce back after a tough loss last week. As for the Atlanta Falcons they needed this win as they were looking to string some wins together.

Ohio authorities search for escaped exotic animals

Zanesville - Schools have been closed and residents urged to stay indoors in one Ohio community after dozens of exotic animals were released from an animal preserve by their owner, who later allegedly committed suicide.

Exotic animals on the loose in rural Ohio town

Zanesville - A dangerous situation is unfolding in the rural community of Zanesville, Ohio today as the public is under lockdown while the local sheriff’s department hunts the area for escaped exotic animals.

NFL: The 49ers hand Lions their first loss of the season 25-19

Detroit - With the Detroit Lions on a roll to begin the season they were highly favored to win this week to take them to a 6-0 record. The San Francisco 49ers has been on a roll of their own as they are on the verge of making a complete turnaround.

NFL: Lions start 5-0 as they beat the Bears 24-13 on Monday Night

Detroit - The Lions have been the laughing stock of the NFL previously, but this season is beginning to change as they are rolling right now. The last time the Lions started 5-0 was 1956 and, they did not make the playoffs but this year may be different.

NFL: Detroit comes from behind again to beat Cowboys on the road

Arlington - The Detroit Lions have been looking bad in the first half these past two weeks, but seem to have what it takes to win big in the second half. Detroit took advantage of some poor passes to put themselves in position to win today’s game 34-30.

NFL: Lions come from behind to start season 3-0

Minneapolis - The Viking brought in Donovan McNabb to lead the Viking to wins, but as of right now they are just taking loses. This one was bad as the Detroit Lions came from behind to win the game in overtime.

NFL: Lions come from behind to beat Browns

Cleveland - The story is the Bret Favre help Colt McCoy learn how to run the offense, and McCoy looked comfortable last night as he threw three touchdowns. The Lions on the other hand had their back-ups going as they saved the game for them.

NFL: Ndamukong Suh is fined 20K for hit on Andy Dalton

Detroit - Ndamukong Suh made it known last year that he is a very aggressive player, but made sure to let the NFL know a "Dirty Player" he is not. This pre-season he showed just how aggressive he is, and the NFL showed him how much they did not like it.

Experts: Lions could be extinct in 15 years Special

National Geographic Society's explorers-in-residence believe lions could become extinct in 15 years. Award-winning film-makers and conservationists Beverly and Dereck Joubert have been studying threatened big cats in Africa for 30 years.

Bob Barker aids in rescue of abused Bolivian circus cats

Denver - "Come on Down!" The famous catch phrase coined by the former game-show-host, also a long time vegetarian and animal rights activist, greeted 25 lions as they stepped onto American soil, the last of the animals to be rescued from Bolivian circus acts.

Florida man live-streams his month sleeping, eating with lions

Spring Hill - A Florida man running a wildlife center is hoping to raise money for the Wildlife Rehabilitation of Hernando by living with two lions until Jan. 31. The entire experience will be live-streamed online.

Worker at lion ranch is eaten by lions after taunting them

Port Elizabeth - On Halloween Sunday morning, a reportedly drunken man was showing off to his friend at the South African lion, tiger and crocodile farm he worked at. The lions were not merciful when he got too close.

Showering camper killed and eaten by lions

A Zimbabwean camper was taking an outdoor shower at a fishing camp on November 1, when a pride of lions attacked and devoured him.

Woman gets scammed for Lions tickets on Craigslist

A Sterling Heights, Michigan woman was looking for Detroit Lions tickets on Craigslist for Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles. After giving the seller a friend's debit card info, she lost out on the tickets to watch the Lions lose their game.

CFL: Alouettes offense sputters without Calvillo Special

Montreal - If proof was needed that the Montréal Alouettes need Anthony Calvillo to be healthy, last night was it as they lost at home last night to the BC Lions.

Ohio bear attacks, kills caretaker

On an makeshift wild animal preserve, a young 24-year-old man working for a notorious owner loses his life to a wild bear while attempting to feed it.

CFL: Montreal Alouettes Break BC Curse

Montreal - The Alouettes win their first game in BC since 2000 at Empire Field ending a nine-game losing streak in the stadium. The Alouettes still haven't won at BC Place though.
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Global March for Lions in Edmonton.
Global March for Lions in Edmonton.
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The popular perception of male Lions is that they don t hunt and spend most of their day lazing abou...
The popular perception of male Lions is that they don't hunt and spend most of their day lazing about. However, Lions will aid in hunting, and obviously need to hunt if they aren't part of a pride.
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Global March for Lions in Edmonton.
Global March for Lions in Edmonton.
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Global March for Lions in Edmonton.
Global March for Lions in Edmonton.
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Lions at Hangzhou Zoo
Lions at Hangzhou Zoo
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Global March for Lions in Edmonton.
Global March for Lions in Edmonton.
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Zoo visitors have  fun
Zoo visitors have "fun"
Sina Weibo
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Baloo the American black bear  Leo the African lion and Shere Khan the tiger lounging together at No...
Baloo the American black bear, Leo the African lion and Shere Khan the tiger lounging together at Noah's Ark
Noah's Ark
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Lion statues outside the Spanish Parliament in Madrid.
Lion statues outside the Spanish Parliament in Madrid.
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A small group of young male lions have retired up into a tree to escape from vast numbers of flies c...
A small group of young male lions have retired up into a tree to escape from vast numbers of flies closer to the ground.
Bjørn Christian Tørrissen
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The  Lion House  at the Wild Animal Sanctuary where the 25 lions rescued from Bolivia will recover u...
The "Lion House" at the Wild Animal Sanctuary where the 25 lions rescued from Bolivia will recover until spring.
The Wild Animal Santuary non-profit organization
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Pic taken by me  Lions at Guwahati Zoo  Assam  India.
Pic taken by me, Lions at Guwahati Zoo, Assam, India.
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The author s wife  Alejandra  feeds a Bengal Tiger as the zoo keeper watches.
The author's wife, Alejandra, feeds a Bengal Tiger as the zoo keeper watches.
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A man living with lions in their den for January 2011
A man living with lions in their den for January 2011
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Lions at Addo Croc & Lion Ranch in South Africa
Lions at Addo Croc & Lion Ranch in South Africa
Addo Croc & Lion Ranch Facebook page
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The  Lion House  at the Wild Animal Sanctuary where the 25 lions rescued from Bolivia will recover u...
The "Lion House" at the Wild Animal Sanctuary where the 25 lions rescued from Bolivia will recover until spring.
The Wild Animal Santuary non-profit organization
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The  Lion House  at the Wild Animal Sanctuary where the 25 lions rescued from Bolivia will recover u...
The "Lion House" at the Wild Animal Sanctuary where the 25 lions rescued from Bolivia will recover until spring.
The Wild Animal Santuary non-profit organization
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