The year-old pair of African lions never had cubs together despite their long-time coupling. On Thursday, the Los Angeles Zoo announced that its team made the "difficult decision" to humanely euthanize two African lions, named Hubert and Kalisa, because of "age-related illnesses that diminished their quality of life. Zoo experience, and our staff and guests have been touched by their loyal companionship," Denise Verret, CEO and zoo director of the L. Zoo, said in a press release. Hubert was born in February at the Lincoln Park Zoo, and he has since fathered 10 cubs. Kalisa, his long-time companion, was born in December , and the two were moved from the Woodland Park Zoo to Los Angeles in
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On 1 April , the web site Pink News published an article reporting that Disney had announced the Simba character would come out as gay in the upcoming photorealistic computer animated or CGI remake of The Lion King :. Speaking exclusively to PinkNews, a source close to the production revealed that Simba will be gay in the upcoming remake. According to the source, Simba realises that he is gay during his teenage years after chancing upon same-sex couple Timon and Pumbaa in the wilderness. In the story, we wrote that Simba realises that he is gay during his teenage years after chancing upon same-sex couple Timon and Pumbaa in the wilderness. Despite the obvious signs that the story was a joke for April Fools, Simba ended up trending on Twitter in the US and hundreds of people tweeted about the story. In , a fake news article asserted that Disney was working on a movie entitled Princes in which two men would fall in love with one another, and earlier this year the Disney XD show Star vs. The Forces of Evil featured a brief same-sex kiss.
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Gay's Lion Farm was a public selective breeding facility and tourist attraction just west of the south-east junction of Peck Road and Valley Boulevard in El Monte, California. It operated from through , when it was closed temporarily due to wartime meat shortages. It never reopened.
Same-sex coupling appears throughout every animal species, but only seems to be controversial or really of interest to humans. Just saw The Gay Lions and my life will never be the same!!!! Gay king of the Jungle? One of the photos shows the two animals rubbing their heads against each other, which is not unusual behavior for males as part of a dominance display, notes Kathleen Alexander, an African lion expert and professor at Virgina Polytechnic Institute in Blacksburg.