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Dec. 4, 2009, 8:38 a.m.
Lion Richie goes home

Photo: ZUMA Press

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Lion Richie goes home

Lucian Craita embraces his pet lion, Richie, on Nov. 30 in his courtyard near Urziceni, Romania. Richie and three other lions from Romania will be relocated to a big cats sanctuary in South Africa by the international animal rights foundation Vier Pfoten.