Scottish bank worker and singer Douglas Hamilton has become something of an Internet sensation after posting a video of himself with lion cubs on his last day volunteering at a wildlife sanctuary in South Africa.
This year’s Big Cat Week on Nat Geo WILD includes the remarkable movie The Last Lions. Beginning Sunday, December 11, it’s six six days of cougars, leopards, cheetahs, tigers and their various cousins.
It’s not to do with the gravitational pull of a full moon. Nor for any paranormal reasons. But yes, you are, indeed, more likely to be eaten by lions in the days following a full moon.
It’s a big day for two prides of lions who were rescued from circuses in Bolivia and brought to a sanctuary in Colorado. They’ll soon be roaming on 40 acres of rolling grasslands at The Wild Animal Sanctuary.