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  • Arizona restaurant's African lion burgers stir protest

     
    PHOENIX — A restaurant owner who put lion burgers on the menu in honor of the World Cup has felt a roar of anger from outraged animal rights activists. Cameron Selogie, owner of the Il Vinaio restaurant in Mesa, served......
  • World Cup fever hits the animal kingdom: Athletic roosters, lions, elephants and even lobsters play soccer

     
    With World Cup excitement at a fever pitch, even the animals are getting into the spirit of things. Zoo animals, household pets and even the occasional prognosticating mollusk are excited about soccer nowadays -- like the roosters above, for example.........
  • Your morning adorable: Endangered Asian lion cubs get a checkup at German zoo

     
    The birth of two Asian lion cubs at Germany's Magdeburg Zoo in May was big news for their species, which is considered critically endangered. The Magdeburg Zoo is one of a small number of German zoos that's working to revitalize......
  • Icahn back at war with Lions Gate, launches new hostile takeover offer [updated]

     
    [Update, 3 p.m.: Lions Gate responded to Icahn's new tender offer on Tuesday afternoon by converting $100 million of its debt to equity at a price of $6.20 per share. The move creates 16.2 million new shares of Lions Gate......
  • Your morning adorable: Lion cubs get a checkup at Israeli zoo

     
    A pair of African lion cubs born at Israel's Zoological Center Tel Aviv-Ramat Gan (also known as the Ramat Gan Safari) in May had their media debut Sunday when they received a checkup and their vaccinations. We just can't get......
  • Bears, big cats routinely suffer in Chinese zoos and wildlife parks, animal welfare group says

     
    BEIJING — Performing animals in Chinese zoos and parks are often trained using abusive practices, including routine beatings, and are housed in inadequate shelters, according to a report by a Hong Kong-based animal welfare group released Monday. Bears...
  • Your morning adorable: controversial baby ligers in Taiwan

     
    When they were referenced in the 2004 quirky comedy "Napolean Dynamite," most people thought ligers were fictional creatures. But as we have learned since then, not only are they very real animals that can grow up to 12 feet long,......
  • Caretaker dies following bear attack at Ohio exotic animal farm with troubled history

     
    A bear attacked and killed its caretaker at the home of a man who kept a menagerie of dangerous, exotic animals and ran afoul of regulators a few years ago by staging wrestling matches between bears and humans. The bear......
  • Your morning adorable: Asian lion cubs debut at Switzerland's Zurich Zoo

     
    Two-month-old Asian lion cubs Kuwam, Kalika, Keladi and Kanya made their big debut at Switzerland's Zurich Zoo on Wednesday. The cubs' names were chosen from more than 1,300 suggestions submitted by members of the public, according to the zoo. The......
  • 10 fun facts about Dorney Park

    10 fun facts about Dorney Park
    Looking back at 125 years of family entertainment... 1) THE SAGA OF HERCULES In 1988, Dorney Park announced it was building the world's largest wooden roller coaster. The record-breaking coaster to be named "Hercules" would make good use of the park's...
  • Cinestudio At Trinity College, Now 40 Years Old, Is A Hartford Treasure

    Cinestudio At Trinity College, Now 40 Years Old, Is A Hartford Treasure
    In 1969, a group of Trinity College students hung up two bedsheets side by side in an unused auditorium in the basement of the Clement Chemistry Building and projected a movie onto their makeshift screen. The next movie they wanted to screen was in ultra-...
  • On African safari, in style

    The South African safari has long been popular with high-end travelers. But recently other southern African countries, including Botswana, Zambia and Namibia, have built ultra-luxe safari camps and lodges that compete with the world's best. I had...