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    Default Lion Meat Returns to Arizona, via Tacos

    Boca Tacos y Tequila, a locally owned taqueria in Tucson, AZ, has announced that it will be serving lion tacos on February 16, a sort of belated Valentine's Day present for those who take their declarations of love with a side of grilled Simba.

    The tacos must be preordered (and paid for) by 3 p.m. on February 7, according to the Arizona Daily Star. They'll be served as Sonoran-style street tacos, available with cabbage, guacamole, pickled red onions, diced cucumbers and any of six house-made salsas, for $8.75 each.

    The special is part of the restaurant's "Exotic Taco Wednesdays," in which owners Brian and Maria Jose Mazon appear to be cycling through a veritable Noah's Ark of meats. They've served python, alligator, elk and kangaroo, as well as frog legs, turtle, duck, Rocky Mountain oysters and the "most talked about" (so far) -- rattlesnake.

    Arizonans who developed a hankering for lion meat last summer after a restaurant in Mesa offered a one-day-only special on lion burgers will finally have a chance to savor the big-cat meat again.

    While Il Vinaio, the restaurant that served lion burgers in June, billed its out-of-Africa special as a celebration of the World Cup and a chance for diners to broaden their culinary horizons, the owners of Boca Tacos y Tequila have no qualms about admitting what they're after: publicity.

    "In all reality, what I want is just people to know that I'm here," Brian Mazon told the Daily Star. "That's the way to do it. You can't get these tacos anywhere else."

    No doubt the animal rights activists who picketed Il Vinaio last summer are now eager to know where Mazon's restaurant is, too.

    http://azstarnet.com/entertainment/d...a91db995d.html
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    ...and I hope everyone knows that was a joke! LOL
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    Chicken, fish and beef wasn't enough I guess.
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    Lions are endangered. The more this happens (legally), the better off the species will be.

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    It's bad karma to eat something that could eat you....

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    I think that's bad assed.

    Give me one of them kick ass Lion taco's!
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    How can anybody eat and enjoy one of those tacos or burgers knowing the meat came from an endangered animal?

    I just can't fathom that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MF5150 View Post
    How can anybody eat and enjoy one of those tacos or burgers knowing the meat came from an endangered animal?

    I just can't fathom that.
    Did you even read the article Mitch? They aren't endangered at all.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lovemachine97(Version 2) View Post
    Lions are endangered.
    Really?

    Quote Originally Posted by MF5150 View Post
    How can anybody eat and enjoy one of those tacos or burgers knowing the meat came from an endangered animal?

    I just can't fathom that.
    If I told you that good pussy is endangered, would you eat it?

    Quote Originally Posted by onefootoutthedoor View Post
    Did you even read the article Mitch? They aren't endangered at all.
    I bet he didn't. He probably just read lovemachines post.
    Just go for it!

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    Lions aren't endangered.....Lion meat actually is farm raised....in Illinois.

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    Quote Originally Posted by steve mcqueen View Post
    Lions aren't endangered.....Lion meat actually is farm raised....in Illinois.
    Dude, really? Are you lion to me? (dumb)
    Just go for it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MF5150 View Post
    How can anybody eat and enjoy one of those tacos or burgers knowing the meat came from an endangered animal?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MF5150 View Post
    How can anybody eat and enjoy one of those tacos or burgers knowing the meat came from an endangered animal?

    I just can't fathom that.
    Quote Originally Posted by onefootoutthedoor View Post
    Did you even read the article Mitch? They aren't endangered at all.
    Quote Originally Posted by BREW CREW View Post
    Really?

    If I told you that good pussy is endangered, would you eat it?

    I bet he didn't. He probably just read lovemachines post.
    Quote Originally Posted by steve mcqueen View Post
    Lions aren't endangered.....Lion meat actually is farm raised....in Illinois.
    Panthera Leo, or the African lion, as a whole is "Vulnerable" which is one step above "Endangered" on the 9-point scale. In West Africa, though, the species is "Endangered" as it is isolated from the other regions. The population trend of all Panthera Leo is decreasing.

    The only subspecies, the Asian lion (Panthera Leo Persica) is "Critically Endangered," one step below endangered (http://www.iucnredlist.org/apps/redlist/details/15951/0)

    My point was that farms like the one in Perris, CA, as well as eating the animal is actually good for the species. When people own an animal, they have an incentive to protect it. We don't really have any shortages of animals that people are allowed to own and/or we eat.

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    Any animal that you couldn't really triumph over in a fair fight, you shouldn't eat, I think. Like lion, tiger and elephant. Bad karma there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Little Dreamer View Post
    Any animal that you couldn't really triumph over in a fair fight, you shouldn't eat, I think. Like lion, tiger and elephant. Bad karma there.
    What's a fair fight? Could you take a tuna in a fair fight?
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