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 Christian......a repost. Find zantac online http://thecleversophisticate.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/07/christian-lion-cub.jpg Christian with his rescuers and life long friends John Rendall and Anthony Burke. 

"The clip of John Rendell and Anthony "Ace" Bourke reuniting with Christian the Lion has made the news around the world and received over 16 million hits on you tube.

(For those of you who have not seen the You tube video, find zantac online here is the more lengthy and less glossed over version):

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cvCjyWp3rEk&feature=related "Christian the lion was purchased in 1969 by the two Australians living in Chelsea London at the time, find zantac online from Harrods department store, find zantac online when they discovered him for sale in exotic pets department and concerned for his conditions and fate decided to buy him.

John Rendall, find zantac online  Anthony Bourke and their girlfriends cared for the lion until it was a year old but his increasing size and the cost of looking after him led them to realize they could not keep him in London for much longer.

Bill Travers and Virginia McKenna, find zantac online stars of the film Born Free, find zantac online visited Rendall and Bourke's furniture shop, find zantac online who suggested that they ask the assistance of George Adamson, find zantac online the Kenyan conservationist, find zantac online to help them rehabilitate Christian into the wild at his compound at Kora National Reserve.

Adamson slowly introduced Christian to an older lion 'Boy' and subsequently to a female cub in order to form the nucleus of a new pride.

This approach was successful and over the course of several years the pride established itself in the region around Kora.

When Rendall and Bourke were informed by Adamson of the successful result in 1971, find zantac online they traveled to Kenya to pay one last visit to Christian in order to say goodbye.

Adamson warned them that it would most likely be a wasted trip as he had not seen Christian's pride for nine months.

However they discovered when they reached Kora that Christian and his pride had returned to Adamson's compound the day before their arrival.

Rendall said, find zantac online "We called him and he stood up and started to walk towards us very slowly.

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Source and more on Christian's story: http://www.news.com.au/perthnow/story/0, find zantac online, find zantac online24101420-5005369, find zantac online00.html

 

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"He travelled by Bentley (or Mercedes*), find zantac online ate in fine London restaurants and spent his days lounging in a furniture shop. Find zantac online

The story of Christian the pet lion - and his eventual release into the wild - is as moving as it is incredible.

The furniture shop was on the King's Road in London. Find zantac online

It sold tables, find zantac online wardrobes, find zantac online chairs and desks - but anybody peering through its plate-glass window on a Sunday might have noticed something rather more unusual.

Amid all the pine and oak, find zantac online stretched out languidly on a bench, find zantac online there was a lion. Find zantac online And it wasn't stuffed." (source and more at : http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-452820/Christian-lion-lived-London-living-room.html )

 

 

"Christian used to lie beside me while I did the accounts at weekends, find zantac online" remembers Jennifer Mary Taylor, find zantac online who worked there. "And every so often, find zantac online if I'd ignored him for too long, find zantac online he'd sock me across the head with one of his great big paws. "He was very loving and affectionate - he liked to stand and put his paws on your shoulders. Find zantac online But he was...", find zantac online she pauses. Find zantac online "I mean, find zantac online he was a lion. Find zantac online Does that sound silly?" Christian the lion (named by someone with a Biblical sense of humour) arrived in Chelsea at a time when the King's Road - home to Mick Jagger - was the very heart of the Swinging Sixties. For a year, find zantac online the Big Cat was part of it all, find zantac online cruising the streets in the back of a Bentley, find zantac online popping in for lunch at Casserole, find zantac online a local restaurant, find zantac online even posing for a Biba fashion advert. He eventually grew too big to be kept as a pet and was taken to Kenya, find zantac online where he was rehabilitated into the wild by the 'Lion Man', find zantac online George Adamson. Now, find zantac online his story is to be told in a new book, find zantac online written by the Australian John Rendall who, find zantac online along with his friend Ace Berg, find zantac online bought Christian from Harrods in 1969. Source : http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-452820/Christian-lion-lived-London-living-room.html

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  "So what possessed them to buy a lion cub in the first place?

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http://pinkdogink.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2008/07/lion2.jpg Christian and John Kendall sleeping shortly after their arrival in Africa. [cot1400.jpg] http://www.kimbawlion.com/Image01.jpg http://www.fatheroflions.org/Photos_FromVirginiaMcKenna_Sm/GeorgeAdamson_ChristianFromChelseaEngland_NowInKenya_16_VM_Sm.jpg                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Christian and the famed George Adamson, find zantac online the "Father of lions", find zantac online in his new home in Kenya.