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You don't have to go on safari or even to the zoo to see lions. Lion meat is showing up in the cooler section in select butcher shops across the country. I found some "Free Range African Lion" steaks about a block from my house in Cambridge, MA.  But asking where this meat comes from took me from my backyard to a shaddy, little-known corner of the meat industry. 

Learn more about this strange dish, including the documents mentioned in the story, over at  Living on Earth.