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Lion at National Zoo Dies

Photo courtesy of
‘Lusaka 2’
courtesy of ‘rabid_c’

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