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    Restaurant plans to serve lion burgers lead to protests

    The story started when Cameron Selogie, owner of Il Vinaio restaurant in Mesa, Ariz., bought about 10 pounds of so-called African lion meat, planning to mix it with ground beef to make burgers honoring the FIFA World Cup's South African location. Selogie sent an e-mail newsletter to his restaurant's patronsadvertising the special.
    That newsletter -- which was the sole publicity Selogie had planned -- exploded into a media blitz when one of the e-mail recipients turned out to be an animal activist.

    More here: The real story behind the Arizona World Cup lion burgers - Jun. 23, 2010

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    WAY too close to eating cat for me. Blech.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cidp24 View Post
    WAY too close to eating cat for me. Blech.
    That's what I was thinking. Not just no, but HELL NO!!! I am not into eating LEO's. Feline nor human or otherwise.

    On the other hand, PGG will eat anything so I hear.


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    How is it any different than eating a cow?

    An animal is an animal is an animal.
    I'm your huckleberry...

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    Quote Originally Posted by maclean View Post
    How is it any different than eating a cow?

    An animal is an animal is an animal.
    ......and someone always claims they taste like chicken.


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    Quote Originally Posted by CTR man View Post
    ......and someone always claims they taste like chicken.

    I make no such BS claims - every animal tastes different.
    I'm your huckleberry...

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    Quote Originally Posted by maclean View Post
    How is it any different than eating a cow?

    An animal is an animal is an animal.

    It's a head thing. I'm sure I'd eat whatever animal wandered by if I was hungry enough, but I have no interest in intentiionally eating a cat.
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    does he own a chinese restaurant?
    Job security...

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    Quote Originally Posted by CTR man View Post
    ......and someone always claims they taste like chicken.
    The only thing that tastes like chicken is chicken.

    I'd try lion.




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    Lion tastes like soap.

    I tried lion and next thing I knew mom was washing my mouth out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Odd View Post
    Lion tastes like soap.

    I tried lion and next thing I knew mom was washing my mouth out.




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    So you guys are saying that you don't want to eat puss.... nevermind.
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    I would try it.
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    The mighty lion , Burger King of the jungle.....
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    Quote Originally Posted by pac201 View Post
    does he own a chinese restaurant?
    I wish I had that picture of a chinese restaurant sign "We no see cat. Quit asking." or something similar.
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    I'm on board with eating that burger. Rock on!

    Now the 10 pounds is going to waste?
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    I love the "so-called." For all he knows, it could be giraffe...
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    Quote Originally Posted by 11001001 View Post
    I love the "so-called." For all he knows, it could be giraffe...
    Mmmmm I'd eat that too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Xiphos View Post
    Mmmmm I'd eat that too.




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    I don't know that I could knowingly eat a lion-burger. Maybe a Koala fondue, but not a lion.
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