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February 26, 2018 9:40 AM 2 lions from Mideast war zones head to South African refuge

JOHANNESBURG – Two lions rescued from neglected zoos in war zones in Iraq and Syria have been transported to South Africa to recover from physical and psychological trauma at a big cat sanctuary. Fiona Miles with international animal welfare group Four Paws says the male lions have arrived in Johannesburg on a Qatar Airways flight after leaving an animal 69

February 12, 2018 4:31 PM Suspected poacher mauled to death by lions in South African reserve, reports say

A suspected poacher was reportedly mauled by lions during the weekend after police officers found a man's half-eaten body in a South African reserve. The gruesome discovery occurred in a private nature reserve just outside Kruger National Park in South Africa, TimesLIVE reported Monday. “The police in Hoedspruit outside Phalaborwa are investigating an inquest 79

February 7, 2018 8:54 PM WARNING, GRAPHIC CONTENT: Man punches shark that was mauling his foot, exposing bones and tendons

Andrew Newman recovering after the shark attack (Andrew Newman/ file photo of a great white shark (REUTERS/Seachangetechnology) A snorkeler nearly lost his toes when he was attacked by a shark off the Galapagos Islands but escaped after repeatedly punching the terrifying ocean predator. Andrew Newman, a 45-year-old British advertising 223

February 5, 2018 12:46 PM Readers, Listen Up: Amazon is Shaking up the Audiobook Market

Audible’s pursuit of more audiobook publishing rights could squeeze traditional book publishers in the fastest-growing segment of the market When Olympic snowboarder Shaun White’s memoir lands later this year, readers will have to wait. That is because his book will be released as an audiobook a month before the hardcover and e-book editions. The force 66

December 20, 2017 3:47 PM Sea lions terrorize San Francisco Bay swimmers in spate of attacks

File photo - Sea lions gather on a floating dock at Pier 39 in San Francisco, California May 4, 2015. (REUTERS/Robert Galbraith) A spate of a sea lion attacks have prompted authorities to close part of San Francisco Bay to swimmers. The Telegraph reports that three swimmers were attacked by sea lions in the space of a week around the same area in San Francisco 269

December 15, 2017 12:45 AM Sea lion attack at San Francisco Aquatic Park leaves swimmer severely injured

A swimmer was bit in the arm by a sea lion in San Francisco Bay. (AP Photo/The News Tribune, Janet Jensen) A swimmer was severely injured after being bit in the arm by a sea lion in San Francisco Bay on Thursday afternoon. John Baxter with the San Francisco Fire Department tells KTVU a tourniquet was applied to the swimmer's leg to stop blood flow. The tourniquet 68

December 13, 2017 8:01 AM These 25 Movies Were Just Added to the National Film Registry

If you’ve ever felt the need to defend your love for Jame’s Cameron’s 1997 blockbuster Titanic, it’s finally time to come out of the shadows. The movie is one of 25 new additions to the National Film Registry, meaning the Library of Congress believes Jack and Rose’s love story to be worthy of preservation as part of America’s cultural and historical 58

December 12, 2017 10:09 PM The Houston Zoo got an early Christmas gift: A new lion

Christmas came a little early for the Houston Zoo this week as they welcome a new lion into the family. The 400-pound male lion named Hasani originally comes from the Oregon Zoo. The burly three-year-old is currently getting used to his new habitat and the three resident lionesses. Christmas came a little early for the Houston Zoo this week as they welcome 53

November 17, 2017 3:09 PM Britain names first woman to ceremonial role of Black Rod

LONDON – Queen Elizabeth II has approved the appointment of the first woman as Black Rod, the House of Lords official who is instrumental in the state opening of Britain's Parliament. Sarah Clarke, currently director of the Wimbledon tennis championships, will assume the 650-year-old post early next year. The most visible role of Black Rod is to summon 47

November 1, 2017 11:07 PM Lion King: Beyoncé Joins the All-Star Cast of Disney’s Remake

Disney has been parceling out news on the voice talent it has enlisted for Jon Fravreau’s follow-up to 2016’s The Jungle Book: a “live action” remake of the 1994 animated film The Lion King. But now we know just exactly how excited to get for the 2019 return to the African savanna. Joining the previously-announced Donald Glover as Simba and the returning 82