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

Alex Forrest | Posted 15.10.2015 | 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 15.08.2015 | 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 31.07.2015 | 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 29.06.2015 | 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

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.

Does the Truth Really Set You Free?

Ian Linden | Posted 04.11.2012 | UK
Ian Linden

The British Bank Holiday is a notoriously slow news day. Unless an untoward sighting of a royal backside occurs, hapless journalists are tied to their telephones in half empty offices hoping for a story to emerge. If the sun is shining and their spouses are burying their children in sand on British beaches, the misery of their Babylonian captivity is heightened.

WATCH: Truth Behind Essex 'Lion' Sighting

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.10.2012 | UK Comedy

Phew! As you're doubtless already aware, the good people of Essex were able to sleep soundly in their beds last night, safe in the knowledge that ther...

From Banff To Bodmin, Five Other Cat Gaffes

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 27.08.2012 | UK

A police hunt for a lion supposedly stalking the crossroads of Clacton has had Britain on big cat alert. Thermal imaging devices were deployed on ...

Essex Police Call Off Search For 'Lion'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.08.2012 | UK

Police have called off a search for a lion reportedly on the loose in Essex, saying they believed the sightings could be a "large domestic cat" or "wi...

WATCH: Lion Cub Plays With Dog, Rabbit And Humans

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 25.06.2012 | UK Comedy

Back in 2003, a very sad thing happened: Glasgow Zoo closed down for good. A lack of visitors and around £3 million of debt buried the once much-love...

WATCH: Would You Chill Out With Some Lions On Top Of A Car?

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 26.03.2012 | UK Comedy

Meet Shimon Levi and his feline friends, Sky, Kyla, Lowu and Angie. As you can see from the video above, they like chilling out on top of a zebra-colo...

WATCH: Two Lions Playing With A Dog

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 11.01.2012 | UK Comedy

It's not often you see two lions playing with a dog, so here you go: two lions playing with a dog. Stupidly heartwarming, right? Okay, okay, it's n...