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Old 07-10-2011, 07:53 AM   #1
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Sunday Special - The Mane Attraction

Sunday Special - The Mane Attraction

1. What is the only country outside Africa where lions still survive in the wild ?
2. What mountain of Centre County, Pennsylvania lent it's name to the Mountain Lions that lived there until the 1880's ?
(Hint ; think Penn State Mascot)
3. What island Nation's flag displays a Sinhalese Lion holding a sword ?
4. What word did songwriter Pete Seeger inadvertently coin after mis-interpreting the Zulu word "uyimbube", meaning "you are a Lion" ?
5. After his 1930 coronation, Haile Selassie chose as his Imperial Motto, "The Lion of the Tribe of Judah has Conquered !" What country did he rule ?
6. James Earl Jones and Madge Sinclair who play the King and Queen in The Lion King, had also played an African King and Queen in another film, starring Eddie Murphy ; name the film...
7. Who began his famous Penance by slaying the Nemeon Lion ?
8. What critter was, in ancient Rome, mistakenly believed to be a cross between a lion and a panther ?
9. Which investment company, during the 60's, used a lion named Zamba in their TV commercials?
10.What was the name of the man who removed a thorn from the paw of a lion ?
11. Name that Flick ;
A 1996 Oscar-winning thriller starring Michael Douglas and Val Kilmer set in Africa at the end of the 19th century, tells a fictionalized account about the two lions that attacked and killed workers at Tsavo, Kenya during the building of the African Uganda-Mombasa Railway in 1898.
12. When a Male defeats another male for breeding rights within a Pride, what's his first "official act" ?
13. What does The Lion King familycall home ?
14. What do you call the offspring of a lioness and a male tiger ? 15. What famous rocker wrote the music for The Lion King ?

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1. India
2. Mt. Nitttany (hence, the Nittany Lions)
3. Sri Lanka
4. Wimoweh (The Lion Sleeps)
5. Ethiopia
6. Coming to America
7. Hercules
8. Leopard
9. The Dreyfus Fund
10. Androclese
11. The Ghost and the Darkness
12. He kills all of the cubs in the Pride.
13. Pride Rock
14. a Liger
15. Elton John

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1. India
2. Mt. Nitttany (hence, the Nittany Lions)
3. Sri Lanka
4. Wimoweh (The Lion Sleeps)
5. Ethiopia
6. Coming to America
7. Hercules
8. Leopard
9. The Dreyfus Fund
10. Androclese
11. The Ghost and the Darkness
12. He kills all of the cubs in the Pride.
13. Pride Rock
14. a Liger
15. Elton John

Not too bad...
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