#Lion

This Baby Was Completely Oblivious A Lion Was Trying To Attack Him

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 25.07.2017 | UK Parents

A nine-month-old baby was completely oblivious to the havoc going on behind him when he was sat in front of a lion’s enclosure at the zoo. Levi Poor...

Cecil The Lion’s Son Xanda Shot Dead In Zimbabwe By Big Game Hunter

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.07.2017 | UK

The oldest cub of Zimbabwe’s beloved Cecil the lion has reportedly been shot dead by a big game hunter. Travel firm Lions of Hwange National Park br...

Dev Patel: The Unlikely Hero For British South Asians

Yusuf Tamanna | Posted 02.03.2017 | UK Entertainment
Yusuf Tamanna

He may not have taken home the golden statue, but Dev has given us something far more valuable: a genuine and authentic representation of people like us for the first time.

Oscar Nominee Dev Patel Tells Of 'Nightmare' Of Flying Into US

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 04.02.2017 | UK

Oscar nominee Dev Patel has said flying into America felt like “a nightmare” after Donald Trump’s travel ban was announced. The British star, wh...

Harnessing Hollywood's Power To Put Spotlight On Street Children

Andy McCullough | Posted 30.01.2017 | UK Entertainment
Andy McCullough

A few months ago, Railway Children was invited by the producers behind the Hollywood film Lion to be its charity partner for the #LionHeart Campaign. ...

Review: Lion

Sarah Ismail | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK Entertainment
Sarah Ismail

Garth Davis' Lion is based on the incredible true story of Australian businessman Saroo Brierley. It is an amazing film. At its heart, it is the story...

Botswana's Big Five And Where to Spot Them

Black Tomato | Posted 09.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

The infamous Big Five - the lion, the leopard, the elephant, the rhino and the buffalo - are all incredibly special creatures to see in the wild. Thanks to a rich water supply from the Chobe River and the Okavango Delta, Botswana is one landlocked African gem that can almost guarantee a glimpse of some, if not all, of these legendary animals. You just need to know where to look...

Cecil the Lion - One Year On, Was His Death in Vain?

Philip Mansbridge | Posted 30.06.2017 | UK
Philip Mansbridge

Seeing as we invented trophy hunting, the British Government really should take a lead in stopping it. In the wake of the Cecil outcry, the Government has threatened to ban the importation of lion trophies into Britain, but only if there isn't significant improvement in trophy hunting practices. A review has been commissioned, but it is a two-year review. The simple fact is that lions like Cecil can't wait that long. They only have until the next crossbow or bullet from a wealthy trophy hunter penetrates their skin.

Denmark: Why Are We Shocked That a Lion Is Dissected in Public?

Alex Forrest | Posted 15.10.2016 | UK
Alex Forrest

Zoologists and most Danes in general are adamant that dissections are important - they say they are for educational purposes and not entertainment. They've done it before and they'll do it again.

Happy Friday! Here's A Tiny Lion Attempting To Roar

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 25.09.2015 | UK

Sometimes we all try to act a little bit older than we are, and this little lion cub has proved the animal world is no exception. The small cat was...

A Lion Called Cecil, A Witch Called Walter and a Wardrobe Full of Twitter Abuse

Melissa Davis | Posted 11.08.2016 | UK Tech
Melissa Davis

Admittedly, it's quite difficult to generate a massive amount of sympathy for Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer. In case you've forgotten, he managed to...

Cecil - The Lion Martyr?

Philip Mansbridge | Posted 30.07.2016 | UK
Philip Mansbridge

Let's hope this global outrage makes Cecil an unwitting martyr for the cause, now so many people recognise that this just isn't acceptable.

Tech Companies at Cannes Lion Help Improve Quality of Creative

Dominic Trigg | Posted 29.06.2016 | UK Tech
Dominic Trigg

Last week saw the international creative community descending on the streets (and sandy beaches) of Southern France. The Cannes Lions International Festival is a yearly celebration and showcase of the work and innovations the world's creative and advertising industries have come up with.

Deadly Animals: The World's Most Dangerous Places

Frontier | Posted 12.05.2016 | UK
Frontier

This week has been all about deadly animals around the world, so today we thought we should take a look at the world's most dangerous and deadly regions where you might just find yourself face-to-face with some of these creatures.

Is That A... Lion?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.02.2015 | UK Tech

GoPro videos are carving out a nice niche on the web for terrifying things happening at high speed. But this video of a man skiing at Deer Valley, Uta...

Terrifying Footage Reveals The Moment A Lion Tamer Is Attacked By Her Own Lion

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK

The horrifying moment a lion tamer was attacked by her charge has been captured on film. Tamer and circus owner Faten El-Helw was being filmed in ...

'I Shot Two Lions & Can Drink 14 Bottles Of Wine A Day'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK

Heavy weight French actor Gerard Depardieu has claimed he shot dead two lions during a trip to Africa. The 65-year-old made reference to his "hero...

Blink and They'll Be Gone - Word of Caution for World Lion Day

Philip Mansbridge | Posted 08.10.2014 | UK
Philip Mansbridge

Last Friday, incidentally World Cat Day (if you dig deep enough you'll find that there's a World anything Day!), we at Care for the Wild launched our new fundraising and awareness campaign called Cat Aid.

Cheerleader Has Great Defence For Shooting Rare African Animals

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK

Kendall Jones, the cheerleader who shoots rare African animals and posts the pictures to Facebook, has hit back at her critics, insisting killing the ...

Lion Rescued From Romanian Zoo Mauled To Death By Lionesses

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.03.2014 | UK

Poor Johnny the lion. He escaped a sad life living in squalid conditions at a Romanian zoo, coming to Britain for a fresh start, only to be mauled to ...

Under Siege in Damascus: An Activist Speaks Out

Luke McManus | Posted 15.02.2014 | UK Politics
Luke McManus

Zara Hakim is a Syrian currently living under siege in a southern suburb of Damascus. One of the many activists still inside Syria, she and her team have, for the past two weeks, been working to raise international attention for their 'Break the Siege' campaign...

A Plucky Escape

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.10.2013 | UK

This pigeon will no doubt be counting his lucky stars after dodging the jaws of death by mere millimetres. Though dense enough to fly into a lion...

WATCH: Dachshund Milo & Bonedigger The Lion Are Still Behaving Like An Old Married Couple

Barcroft | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.06.2013 | UK

The unlikely friendship between miniature dachshund Milo and Bonedigger the lion melted a million hearts – and here’s your second dose. The pa...

A Sausage Dog & A Big Cat Form An Unlikely Friendship

Barcroft Media | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK

UPDATE: Dachshund Milo & Bonedigger The Lion Still Behaving Like An Old Married Couple (VIDEO) A 500lb lion and a miniature sausage dog have formed...

Is Your Cat a Lion at Heart?

Simon King | Posted 18.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Simon King

Have you ever wondered why your pet cat rubs up against your legs, kneads your thighs with its forepaws or sleeps on top of a wardrobe? These, and many other behaviours, can be attributed to the tiger lurking within your pet tigger.