Lion-Killing Dentist's Email to Patients: My Bad, I Thought It Was Legal

Gabrielle Bluestone · 07/30/15 12:00PM

The most hated dentist in America—no small feat, I assure you—has spoken. Sadly, it seems Dr. Walter James Palmer is under the impression that “ignorance of the law” is a viable defense to allegedly illegally hunting Zimbabwe’s most beloved lion.

Lion Leaps Through Car Window, Mauls American Tourist To Death

Jordan Sargent · 06/01/15 01:15PM

Following the rules for the entirety of your lifetime can get tiring. But if there’s anywhere on Earth where you should definitely swallow your pride and just follow the rules it’s a tourist park where lions roam free. If not, one might leap through your car window and murder you.

Lion, Tiger, and Bear Are Best Friends Forever

Aleksander Chan · 05/23/14 02:15PM

Thirteen years ago, a lion, tiger, and bear were rescued from the basement of an Atlanta drug dealer's home. Now living in Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary, the three are now the biggest BFFs in the animal kingdom.

Dude Is Going To Show You a Good Time At His Friend's Wedding

Ken Layne · 05/16/13 04:37PM

If you're a fun girl of drinking age who lives in the D.C. area, why not go to a stranger's wedding with a guy off Craigslist? He seems "all right," what with his picture of him riding a lion that is riding a horse, and his degree and good career. He actually kind of sounds like a "catch," plus this wedding is Open Bar.

Intern Mauled and Killed in Lion Attack at California Animal Sanctuary

Taylor Berman · 03/06/13 09:50PM

One day after a woman was fatally attacked by lions while having sex with her boyfriend, another young woman was killed by a lion in an animal sanctuary in California. The woman, a 26-year-old volunteer intern at the Project Survival's Cat Haven in Dunlap, California, somehow found herself inside the enclosure for an 350-pound adult lion named Cous Cous, who CNN described as sort of a "celebrity cat."

Avoid Lions Right After a Full Moon

Jeff Neumann · 07/21/11 06:18AM

Planning a safari anytime soon? If so, you might want to check out the results of a new study in the journal Public Library of Science ONE before you go. The extensive research shows that African lions are far more likely to eat you after dusk on the day following a full moon. Or, in more scientific terms, lions are more successful at "carcass acquisition" just after a full moon: