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2011-10-29 07:12:22

Big cats such as lions, tigers, leopards, and cheetahs could be facing extinction within the next two decades, leading conservation groups to call for increased efforts to save them, USA Today's Dan Vergano reported in a Friday articles. "The populations of lions, leopards, cheetahs and especially tigers have been decimated in the past half-century," Vergano said, adding that leading scientists report that tigers "have become so rare that lions have become their soup-bone substitutes,...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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