#Lions

Why Cecil the Lion's Death Is a Bitter Blow for Our Kids

Kim Chambers | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Parents
Kim Chambers

Children always offer great perspective when we take the time to listen. The controversial killing of Cecil the Lion saddened my six-year-old daughter but what most confounded her was why an educated adult would actually choose to rid the world of lions.

People Are Lot More Upset About A Dead Lion Than A Dead Migrant

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK

Social media is laying bare the disparity between the public reactions to a dead lion and a dead migrant. Zimbabwe's famous big cat Cecil was shot ...

Jimmy Kimmel Fights Back Tears In Funny But Emotional 'Cecil The Lion' Segment

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK Comedy

The world has been rocked this week by the news that Zimbabwe's beloved celebrity lion Cecil had been hunted and killed by US dentist Walter Palmer. P...

The Review Page Of Dentist 'Outed As Cecil The Lion's Killer' Has Been Hijacked

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK

Walt Palmer is the American and "elite hunter" who has been accused of killing Zimbabwe's beloved lion Cecil, after the beast was found decapitated an...

Cecil The Lion's Killer 'Revealed As American Dentist'

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK

The man who is believed to have paid wildlife guides £35,000 to let him hunt and kill Zimbabwe's beloved lion Cecil, is reportedly an American dentis...

Cecil The Lion, Zimbabwe's Famous Big Cat, Shot And Killed By Hunter Who Bribed Wildlife Guide

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK

Cecil the Lion, Zimbabwe's famous big cat, has been shot and killed by a man who paid £35,000 to wildlife guides to let him hunt the animal. The m...

Cecil The Lion Killing Prompts Call For EU Imports Ban

The Huffington Post UK | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK Politics

A Liberal Democrat MEP has called for a ban on importing hunted lions after the iconic Cecil the Lion, Zimbabwe's most famous big cat, was killed. ...

Badass Lions Halt Traffic To Capture, Kill And Devour Prey

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 24.07.2015 | UK

Two male lions have been filmed hunting and pouncing on a kudu amidst traffic in northeastern South Africa. The antelope found itself helpless at t...

Game Of Thrones Editor Mauled To Death After Lion Leaps Through Car Window

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 03.06.2015 | UK

An American tourist who was mauled to death by a lion that leapt through her open car window at a South African safari park has been named as Katherin...

Lion Lunges Through Car Window And Mauls Woman To Death In Safari Park

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 03.06.2015 | UK

A young woman was killed by a lion on Monday after it jumped through her car window in a safari park. The American tourist was taking photos of the...

Edinburgh Fringe Gets Circus Hub But I'd Rather See Some Lions

Douglas McPherson | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Douglas McPherson

It's the traditional circuses that have always existed on box office takings alone while most new circus relies on sponsorship and public funding.

Cat Groomer Turns Pet Into A Lion, Who Seems Less Than Happy About It

Barcroft | Posted 23.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Next time you're left reeling over the sight of cat hair all over your bed, it might be worth looking up Steven Harrold. The professional cat groom...

What Can Monkeys Teach Hipsters About Beard Evolution?

Mia Rozenbaum | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Mia Rozenbaum

When you live high in rainforest canopies with other closely related species, what you do need to recognise is your own kind, for breeding and other social purposes. Could Hipsters be trying to stand out in the city jungle as a different species?

'Neo-Nazi' Mauled By Lion

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK

A man - reported to be a neo-Nazi demonstrator - has been seriously injured after climbing into lion enclosure at Barcelona Zoo. Dressed in an army...

Watch This Bad-Ass Porcupine Fight Off 17 Lions

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK Comedy

We're not just about the LOLZ here at HuffPost UK Comedy. Oh, no. We're also about the The Animal Kingdom's Most Amazing Moments. And this one's...

Lion Totally Steals The Show In This Video To Promote World Lion Day

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.08.2014 | UK Comedy

It's World Lion Day on 10 August - we know, it comes around earlier every year - and here's 'the lion whisperer' Kevin Richardson to tell us all about...

If You Want a Photo With a Wild Animal, Take a Selfie on Safari...

Stephanie Allen | Posted 25.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Stephanie Allen

Now summer is in full swing, social media sites are becoming quickly clogged up with holiday snaps of glorious beaches and scenery to lament over. But there's another photo appearing across British profile pages that we should all be concerned about...

Longleat Safari Fire Mother Tells Of Fire/Lions 'Dilemma'

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 20.04.2014 | UK

As a mother it's certainly up there with one of the hardest decisions to make - burn to death with your two children or get devoured by lions... Lu...

WATCH: Lion Cubs Meet Their Dad

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.03.2014 | UK Comedy

Meanwhile, over at Oregon Zoo, an outtake from 'The Lion King' is being reenacted. Or possibly 'Long Lost Family', featuring a particularly grumpy dad...

Why Did Longleat Euthanise Six Lions?

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK

A British safari park has defended killing six of its lions, because of a 40% increase in new cubs, after a worldwide outcry. Longleat Safari Park,...

Globe's Carnivore Populations Falling To Dangerous Levels

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

The declining numbers of large carnivores is having a hugely damaging effect on the globe’s ecosystems, according to new research by scientists. The...

GRAPHIC: Desperate Syrians 'Butcher And Eat Lion From Damascus Zoo'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK

A shocking image has emerged appearing to show Syrian rebels cutting up a lion from a local zoo to eat. In what could be a further sign of how desp...

GRAPHIC: Desperate Syrians 'Butcher And Eat Lion From Damascus Zoo'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK

A shocking image has emerged appearing to show Syrian rebels cutting up a lion from a local zoo to eat. In what could be a further sign of how desp...

All Our Sporting Summers Rolled Into One

Mark Perryman | Posted 07.09.2013 | UK Sport
Mark Perryman

We can't afford to get cocky. Last weekend may be as good as it gets this summer. But Chris Froome in the yellow jersey and a home Ashes win would surely set the seal on a British summer of sport every bit as good as the one in 2012 we thought we'd never get close to experiencing ever again.

Gatland's Selection So Right, Humble Pie So Filling

Will Carling | Posted 07.09.2013 | UK Sport
Will Carling

There is getting it wrong and there is getting it very wrong, and yes, safe to say, my fears and predictions for the last Lions Test were firmly in the latter. It is scant relief to know that I was far from alone, and not an excuse either, but it is a lesson in passing judgements without talking to any of the guys on the ground.