Cecil the Lion to be immortalized as a Beanie Baby

All profits go to the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit of University of Oxford in Oxford England.

Zimbabwean authorities call for extradition of lion-killing dentist

Government authorities in Zimbabwe are beginning to clamor for Walter Palmer's extradition. Read the rest

Lion-killing dentist emails his patients, shows little remorse

A person who claims to be a patient of the dentist charged with killing Zimbabwe's favorite lion shares an email said to be from Walter J. Palmer himself, to patients.

Game of Thrones editor killed by lion at safari park

The tourist who was mauled by a lioness at a South African safari park was 29-year-old Katherine Chappell, an American who worked as a special effects editor on Game of Thrones. She was snapping photos from her car with her window down and was unaware that a lion was approaching. Other cars honked, trying to warn her, but the lion attacked before she was able to react. Chappell was in South Africa on an anti-poaching mission. Read more of the story here. Read the rest

Image search of the day: "pets in lion manes"

Typing random thoughts into Google image search is always delightful, but "pets in lion manes" was especially delightful. Read the rest