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A Pride of Lions

Author : Amy Kortuem
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Lions live together in groups called prides. Find out more about how lions find food, take care of their young and keep one another safe in their prides.

Part of the Pride

Author : Kevin Richardson
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About a year ago, film started to circulate on YouTube® of a remarkable man named Kevin Richardson, an animal custodian in a South African animal park. The film showed Richardson in his day-to-day work, looking some of the world's most dangerous animals directly in the eye, crouching down at their level, playing with them and, sometimes, even kissing them on the nose--all without ever being attacked or injured. The films' popularity skyrocketed and Richardson became an international sensation. In "Part of the Pride", Kevin Richardson tells the story of his life and work, how he grew from a young boy who cared for so many animals that he was called "The Bird Man of Orange Grove" to an adolescent who ran wild and, finally, to a man who is able to cross the divide between humans and predators. As a self-taught animal behaviorist, Richardson has broken every safety rule known to humans when working with these wild animals. Flouting common misconceptions that breaking an animal's spirit with sticks and chains is the best way to subdue them, he uses love, understanding and trust to develop personal bonds with them. His unique method of getting to know their individual personalities, what makes each of them angry, happy, upset, or irritated—just like a mother understands a child—has caused them to accept him like one of their own into their fold. Like anyone else who truly loves animals, Richardson allows their own stories to share center stage as he tells readers about Napoleon and Tau, the two male lions he calls his "brothers"; the amazing Meg, a lioness Richardson taught to swim; the fierce Tsavo who savagely attacked him; and the heartbreaking little hyena called Homer who didn't live to see his first birthday. Richardson also chronicles his work on the feature film "The White Lion" and has a lot to say about the state of lion farming and hunting in South Africa today. In "Part of the Pride", Richardson, with novelist Tony Park, delves into the mind of the big cats and their world to show readers a different way of understanding the dangerous big cats of Africa.

A Competitor s Heart 369 Days of Development

Author : Jeffrey Swarr
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For numerous young athletes they are searching for a path to be pushed to become great. Each competitor has the ability to be great and greatness is a daily practice. A Competitor's Heart is developed through a consistent daily practice of development. Each day's message is built to develop a person's heart to compete and become the best person possible. Put A Competitor's Heart into your daily habit and routine and greatness will follow.

Lion

Author : Louise Spilsbury
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Lions are top of the food chain. This means that they are top predators. Find out all about lions, their life at the top, links in the food chain and killer facts.

New Scientist

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New Scientist magazine was launched in 1956 "for all those men and women who are interested in scientific discovery, and in its industrial, commercial and social consequences". The brand's mission is no different today - for its consumers, New Scientist reports, explores and interprets the results of human endeavour set in the context of society and culture.

Lions Of Lingmere 2 Lion Country

Author : Colin Dann
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Ellen and Lorna, the twin lionesses transported from Lingmere Zoo in England to an African sanctuary, have been renamed. They are African lions now. Ellen has become Kimya, which means quiet and Lorna is now Huru, meaning free. Released into the wild, they are forced to fend for themselves as they face hunger, unbearable heat and, worst of all, the deadly wrath of the other animals. Will the sisters survive to create a new pride?

Lion

Author : Deirdre Jackson
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Although the lion is not the largest, fastest or most lethal animal, its position as king of beasts has rarely been challenged. Since Palaeolithic times, lions have fascinated people, and due to its gallant mane, knowing eyes, and distinctive roar, the animal continues to beguile us today. In Lion, Deirdre Jackson paints a fresh portrait of this regal beast, drawing on folktales, the latest scientific research, and even lion-tamers’ memoirs, as well as other little-known sources to tell the story of lions famous and anonymous, familiar and surprising. Majestic, noble, brave—the lion is an animal that has occupied a great place in the human imagination, inspiring countless myths, lore and legends. As well, this creative relationship has abounded in visual culture—painted on wood and canvas, chiseled in stone, hammered in metal, and tucked between the pages of medieval manuscripts, lions have often represented divinity, dignity, and danger. In Lion Jackson summarizes the latest findings of field biologists and offers in-depth analyses of works of art, literature, oral traditions, plays, and films. She is a peerless guide on a memorable visual and cultural safari.

Lion Prides

Author : Louise Spilsbury
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Something about the fierce lion, with his flowing mane, continues to captivate people of all ages. Some readers may be surprised to find out that in a lion pride, it is the females that do most of the hunting. Accessible text and colorful photographs explore the inner workings of some amazing lion prides.

Dear Brothers and Sisters

Author : Elder George
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Author Elder George, in his work Dear Brothers and Sisters: Gender and Its Responsibility, explains the universal principle of gender and describes how the imbalance of gender, specifically the suppression of the masculine influence, in Western society has adversely affected the lives of every man, woman, and child. He shows that our burgeoning prison population, increased membership in street gangs, and decline in standards of all sorts are gender-related. He explains that family is a necessary institution for the proper nurturing and protection of the human race, and that gender differences supplement each other in the collective effort of propagating and preserving the species as it grows spiritually. Elder’s work is written for the concerned men and women who realize that brothers and sisters working together can establish a spiritually-based and gender-oriented society that will ensure relative stability and security while fostering future development.

Doing Theology with Huck and Jim

Author : Mark Shaw
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Does theology have to be boring? Not for Mark! Following Christ's example of storytelling, he begins each discussion of a key biblical truth with a parable. Using familiar characters and settings from tales ranging from 'Huckleberry Finn' to 'A Christmas Carol' to 'King Arthur', Shaw covers the Trinity, the attributes of God, creation, providence, sin, redemption and more. Following each story is a set of questions that brings out the key theological themes. The author then provides helpful commentary on these questions, as well as an in-depth discussion of each topic. Whether you are a beginning student or well versed in theology, you will enjoy this innovative approach to age-old truths.