Latest White lion Stories
LAS VEGAS, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Mirage introduced its newest additions, two 7-week-old, white-striped tiger cubs, to Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat this week.
By Jeff Branscome, The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, Va. Aug. 4--Kelsey Walsh volunteered at a South African lion park for two weeks this summer and has the scars to prove it. "One of my pairs of jeans was slightly eaten by a lion," said Walsh, 18, of Spotsylvania County.
By Paul Bradley IT'S the lion-up that everyone's been talking about - the unveiling of cute cubs Neptune, Ariel, Oberon and Ophelia. According to ancient folklore the birth of the white lion babes is a magical moment that happens just once every 100 years.
By Dan Heath, The Press-Republican, Plattsburgh, N.Y. Jun. 22--The assembled reporters and photographers weren't the only ones focused on Parc Safari's three new white lions when they were introduced Wednesday.
The lion (Panthera leo) is a mammal of the family Felidae and one of four "big cats" in the genus Panthera. The lion is the second largest cat, after the tiger. The male lion, easily recognized by his mane, weighs between 330 to 550 lb (150 to 250 kg). Females range 260 to 330 lb (120 to 150 kg). In the wild, lions live for around 10 to 14 years, while in captivity they can live over 20 years. Though they were once found throughout much of Africa, Asia and Europe, lions presently exist in the...
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.