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Photos Show Little Kids, Ages 7 And 9, Killing Their 'First Lion'

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 08.19.2015 | World

An American hunter is being criticized on social media for posting images of his two children, who were ages 7 and 9 at the time, posing with dead lio...

Zimbabwe Partially Lifts Hunting Ban Around Cecil The Lion's Park

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 08.11.2015 | World

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe has partially lifted a ban on big-game hunting around Hwange National Park that was imposed after an international outcry...

Cecil Honored By ‘Lion King’ Animator With A Majestic Illustration

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 08.06.2015 | Good News

A Disney animator has created a breathtaking tribute to Cecil, spurred by his own love for animals.  Following the death of the beloved...

eBay, a Wildlife Chop Shop

Ken White | Posted 08.05.2015 | San Francisco
Ken White

How extraordinary that major airlines are now setting their own policies prohibiting their transporting decapitated heads of lions and other wildlife "trophies." Good on them! Perhaps now it's time to see eBay step up with a comparable policy.

Adorable French Bulldog Tries To Roar Like A Lion

LittleThings.com | Posted 08.03.2015 | Good News
LittleThings.com

Manny's newfound fierceness comes out the second the mane goes on, but when he tries to give that famous lion roar, we see the sweeter, more adorable side of Manny...and it's one we hope never goes away!

That Time a Congressman Killed a Lion in Zimbabwe

Roll Call | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.02.2015 | Politics

Long before the killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe by a Minneapolis dentist triggered an international outcry over the illegal hunting, one U.S. C...

Zimbabwe Alleges Second American Involved In Illegal Lion Hunt

AP | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 08.02.2015 | World

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Killing Aslan

Adina Ciment | Posted 07.30.2015 | Impact
Adina Ciment

Aslan isn't coming back to save Narnia. And Simba isn't returning to Pride Rock. Palmer already stepped off the path and killed a butterfly, leaving us, after all the rage and yelling dies down, to just sit and wait for the eventual ramifications to unfold. And that train is never late.

Do We Care More About the Murder of Cecil The Lion Than of a Human? And If So, Why?

Lea Lane | Posted 07.29.2015 | Impact
Lea Lane

Killing this magnificent animal of the highest order presents a larger picture of the hubris and destruction of humanity.

Minnesota Dentist Kills Beloved Lion

Bernie Shine | Posted 07.29.2015 | Green
Bernie Shine

Walter James Palmer, a dentist from Minnesota, is accused of killing, beheading and skinning a beloved 13-year-old lion named Cecil in Zimbabwe. This lion was a local favorite and was often photographed standing, reclining or playing.

Zimbabwe's Most Famous Lion Found Decapitated Outside National Park

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 07.27.2015 | World

  This is Cecil. He was Zimbabwe’s most famous lion.  A large, handsome creature with a lush mane tinged with black, the 13-...

Burnt Paws and Broken Spirits: What Happens When the Circus Lights Go Out?

Nancy Colier | Posted 05.05.2015 | Politics
Nancy Colier

How is it that we can believe we have the right to misuse these magnificent and wise wild creatures for the purposes of entertainment and profit, without any consideration or empathy for their wellbeing?

WATCH: Brave Baby Elephant Survives Lion Attack

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.12.2014 | Green

Nail-biting footage captured at Norman Carr Safaris Chinzombo Camp in Zambia shows the dramatic showdown between a 1-year-old elephant and a pride of ...

The Real Noah's Ark

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 12.28.2014 | Impact
Sidonie Sawyer

A bear, a lion and a tiger. The closest shared genre is of course the tiger and the lion, but in the jungle, they would never mingle. They would probably ignore each other and mind their own territory, or fight over food if they encountered a common prey.

Guy Gets A Hug From His Lion BFF

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 08.28.2014 | Green

What's in this video? Oh, just a guy getting a big hug from a massive feline that could rip him to shreds without much effort. Jonathan Hawkins, a...

These Lions Are So Pro-Lion They Interrupt Their Own PSA

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 08.11.2014 | Green

World Lion Day is August 10, and Kevin Richardson -- known on YouTube as The Lion Whisperer -- and his pals are excited. Except, in the video above...

LOOK: Lioness Has Incredible Encounter With Baby Baboon

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 04.11.2014 | Green

We all know nature is a brutal place. But sometimes, you never know what's going on behind the eyes of some of the world's biggest carnivores. Dur...

WATCH: These Cubs Are Kings Of The Jungle In Training

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 03.24.2014 | Green

When mom and dad took their cubs on a stroll in the Okavango river delta in Botswana, dad let out his mighty roar. The cubs adorably tried to repe...

WATCH: Adorably Up Close And Personal With A Lion Cub

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

From prior experience we've concluded that when lions and GoPro cameras mix, you're in for an adorably cute time. However, do you know what can up the...

Lions Nearing Extinction In West Africa, And We Didn't Even Know It

| Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

By John R. Platt (Click here for original article) Physically and emotionally demanding. That’s how Philipp Henschel, Lion Program Survey Coordi...

WATCH: Adorable Leopard, Lion And Tiger Cubs Take Over HuffPost Live

HuffPost Live | Posted 11.30.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Nat Geo WILD is gearing up for its fourth annual Big Cat Week. As part of the roaring celebration, Boone Smith joins us on set with a pair of African ...

23 Photos Of Lions To Get You Pumped For Big Cat Week

Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

Big Cat Week is finally here! Nat Geo WILD's fourth annual tribute to the great cats starts Friday, Nov. 29 with a slew of features that hope to sh...

WATCH: Up Close And Personal With A Pride Of Lions

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 02.24.2014 | Green

While almost everyone would love to hug and play with lions, issues arise for most of us like the possibility of winding up as lunch. Thankfully, the ...

Seven-Week-Old Lion Cubs Exploring The World Is Giving Us The Fuzzies

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 11.01.2013 | Good News

Earlier this month, we told you about three little lion cubs born at the Oregon Zoo in Portland. Now we have an update with more wild cat adorablen...

'Growloween' Is Purr-fect!

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.31.2013 | Green

Watch the animals of The Big Cat Rescue have a smashing good time with pumpkins, spiders, ghosts and bats! The Big Cat Rescue is an educational, ...