Tag Archives: Lion

Flesh-eating ancient ‘marsupial lion’ species discovered

Published time: 7 Dec, 2017 12:36 Scientists have discovered a strange new species of marsupial lion in northern Australia. The fearsome predator has been extinct for at least 18 million years. The animal was uncovered by a team of Australian scientists who analyzed fossilized remains of its skull, teeth and upper arm bone, all found in the Riversleigh World Heritage ...

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Russian scientists mull cloning cave lion after unveiling perfectly preserved cub (VIDEO)

Published time: 14 Nov, 2017 01:53 A perfectly intact frozen cave lion cub, recently discovered in Russia’s Siberian Republic of Yakutia, may provide scientists with a chance to bring the prehistoric predator back to life… By cloning it. The cave lion cub, which froze between 20,000 or 50,000 years ago, was discovered by local subsoil developers in permafrost on the ...

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Rugby player bitten by lion reveals sickening extent of injuries (GRAPHIC IMAGES)

Published time: 24 Oct, 2017 17:51 Welsh rugby player Scott Baldwin, who feared his career was over after being bitten by a lion in South Africa, has revealed the extent of the injuries he suffered. Baldwin, 29, who plays for club team Ospreys and has been capped by Wales more than 30 times, suffered the bite while attempting to stroke ...

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Horror moment sea lion drags young girl from pier and underwater caught on camera

Onlookers screamed in terror as the animal leapt from the water to grab the girl by her summer dress before pulling her in.  Footage of the sudden attack at Steveston Fisherman’s Wharf in Richmond B.C., in Canada begins with bystanders watching the killer sea lion swimming around and bobbing up and down in the water.  At one point the creature ...

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VIDEO: Horrifying moment lion locks its jaws on keeper's throat leaving audience screaming

The footage was captured around 5pm during a Buffalo Circus show in Doullens, northern France on Sunday afternoon. In the clip, which was posted on Facebook, the lion can be seen launching its attack on its tamer while shocked crowds looked on.  The animal began dragging the victim, who was in his 30s, around the pen as children screamed in ...

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‘Tame’ lion attacks and kills boy, 12

Kristian Prinsloo, who had turned 12 the day before, was mauled by the big cat three weeks ago in Lephalale in the north-eastern Limpopo province of South Africa.  He had been visiting his grandmother Marie Strydom at her home on an estate owned by friends Cor and Alet Vos.  The Voses kept three lions in cages on their estate.  One ...

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