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Old Posted Aug 21, 2009, 10:51 PM
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Originally Posted by ethereal_reality View Post
^^^VERY cool.

You should do more of these before and after photos sopas_ej.
That would be fun! I'll see what I can produce.

Originally Posted by ThreeHundred View Post
They closed a lion farm because of meat shortages? Did they eat the lions?
Hehe! Well according to Wikipedia, because of meat rationing during WWII, it was impossible to get the ton of horse meat required to feed the lions daily, so the lions were loaned to zoos around the country. After the War ended, Charles Gay (founder of the lion farm along with his brother Muriel Gay) was too ill to reclaim the lions, and he retired to Balboa Island in Newport Beach-- oooh, according to Wikipedia he's buried in San Gabriel Cemetery. That's not far from where I live... hmm...
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