Tag Archive for Lions

VIDEO: Israeli Safari lions love to start off their day with coffee

WATCH: Once the coffee is put out, the lions at Israel’s Ramat Gan Safari spend about 30 minutes together enjoying their morning caffeine fix.



Lions at the Ramat Gan Safari woke up with a kick Monday morning as they rolled around in coffee grinds.

Ramat Gan Safari lions enjoying their morning coffee. – Video: Shay Ben Naftali/Ramat Gan Safari

Yifat, a safari employee, spread coffee in an open area and then let the lions out of their den, after moving far away from the area.

When the lions were released they followed the strong smell of the coffee and started rolling on the grinds for over 30 minutes. Continue Reading »

8 yr-old lion undergoes surgery to remove tennis ball-sized tumor at Israel’s Safari

Lion-keeper’s suspicions were raised when Samouni, Ramat Gan Safari’s 8-year-old lion developed a swelling. His surgery team removed a tumor that will be tested to see if its malignant.

By Reuters & Israel Hayom Staff


An 8-year-old lion at a wildlife park in Israel had a tumor removed from its abdomen on Wednesday.

Safari staff prepare Samouni for the operation – Photo: Reuters

The lion, Samouni, developed a swelling in his abdomen that was seen in a routine daily medical checkup and aroused the suspicions of his keeper at the Ramat Gan Safari.

Clinical staff took a biopsy two weeks ago, but laboratory tests were unable to determine what kind of tumor it was. Continue Reading »

U.S. Seminary Girl Hit in Face by Arab Stone-Throwers in Jerusalem

In yet another Jerusalem Day Arab attack, residents in Jerusalem’s Muslim Quarter reportedly throw rocks at Jewish youths, hitting a girl in the face.

By Ari Yashar


Arutz Sheva has received exclusive reportage on yet another violent Arab attack Tuesday on Jewish youth in the Old City of Jerusalem. Again, Jews celebrating the 47th year since the unification of the 3,000-year-old Jewish capital were targeted.

Ahuva Schwartz, a resident of Jerusalem, reports that a group of 60 Jews, mostly Israeli high school boys along with some families and American seminary student girls, met at the Kotel (Western Wall) on Tuesday night. Continue Reading »