The SideLion Report twitter account got tagged on a tweet that contained something you don’t see everyday, unless you’re twitter user ItsMeMikeG. Mike claims to have the world’s largest Lions tattoo, you can see it in the picture to the right. The folks from Guinness haven’t validated the claim but I’m inclined to believe him. […]
Cave Lion: one of the largest lions ever (extinct 2,000 years ago)
Cecil the Lion par Josephine Bestic Cecil, Zimbabwe's most famous and photographed lion, was killed in mid-July 2015 just outside Hwange park by Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer. After luring Cecil from the protected park with bait, Palmer wounded him by bow-and-arrow, then tracked him for two days to kill, skin and decapitate him. Two from the safari company have been charged with poaching for the illegal killing.
With a name like Hercules, you know he's got to be big. But at 922 pounds, big is an understatement for the world's largest living cat, according to the 2014 Guinness Book of World Records. Hercules is a liger -- the hybrid offspring of a male lion and a tigress -- who lives at the Myrtle Beach Safari wildlife preserve in South Carolina. He is 131 inches long, and measures 49 inches tall at the shoulder.
Family film as pride of lions devour carcass and drags it under their vehicle
Lion’s Mane Jellyfish A lions mane jellyfish (Cyanea capillata). Every time a jellyfish pulses its bell, it draws water and entrained prey to its tentacles. The lions mane is one of the largest species of jellyfish. Clumping into giant formations, their tentacles—which may individually reach 100 feet in length—are lined with toxic stingers. That’s longer than a 100-foot-long blue whale. The largest lions manes live in Arctic waters.