The 13-year-old lion was not only a tourist favorite, but also, a research animal. The beloved lion was being studied by the Oxford University Conservation Unit.
Anti-government protests in Egypt have entered a third week, as President Hosni Mubarak tries to come up with concessions that would end demonstrations.
Today, Mubarak set up a committee to recommend constitutional changes, such as term limits for the president. Protesters say they still want Mubarak to leave after nearly 30 years in office.
We get an update from Egypt with Jeffrey Fleishman, Cairo Bureau Chief for the New York Times.