Lion at National Zoo Dies

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‘Lusaka 2′
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Sad news from the Smithsonian National Zoo: one of their lions, Lusaka, died yesterday evening.  The zoo reports that the lion had been ill, as of late, due to a cancerous tumor that had grown on her back.  The Smithsonian currently has three other lions in its collection.

Photo Credit: Meghan Murphy, Smithsonian National Zoo

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