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Synonyms for lion

large gregarious predatory feline of Africa and India having a tawny coat with a shaggy mane in the male

a celebrity who is lionized (much sought after)

(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Leo

the fifth sign of the zodiac

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"I took my son there so he could hear the different sounds animals made but when we reached the cage where the African lion was supposed to be, the big animal in there started barking."
Melbourne, Aug 16 ( ANI ):A Chinese zoo, that replaced 'African lions' with a hairy dog, has been exposed as a fraud after the common species used as a substitute started barking.
IT'S been an incredible journey as Lion Country (ITV1, 7.30pm) has, since January, followed British conservationist David Youldon in his effort to halt the decline in numbers of African lions.
He has already kept an African lion and pairs of pony and spotted deer.
The British charity LionAid says the African lion population has fallen by 93%, from 200,000 to 15,000, in 30 years.
L'entreprise a reussi a attirer la societe Polo Resources, cotee sur le marche alternatif de Londres AIM qui est devenue un support important de participation a hauteur de 12,7%, en hausse de 30 millions d'actions au placement, ainsi que l'investisseur African Lion 3 Limited qui a acquis 10 millions d'actions, portant son investissement a 12,1%.
7, a 24-year-old Seattle woman was mauled to death by a 350-pound African lion inside a case.
"Due to concern for safety of our families, customers, vendors, and friends we will not be selling African Lion Tacos on February 16th, 2011," ABC News quoted Bryan Mazon, the owner as saying.
At the 15th COP just concluded (March 13-25, in Qatar), it seems to me, from a hunter's viewpoint, that two non-actions were the most important First an initiative to uplist the African lion to endangered status didn't make the agenda.
FRESH START: The eight-month-old African lion cubs relax after arriving at their new home
Following David Youldon and his colleagues at the African Lion & Environmental Research Trust in Zimbabwe as they work to halt the declining population of the animals.
Afridi and his six-year-old daughter were recently seen posing with an African lion inside their house, thus exposing themselves to unnecessary danger.