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.
Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou is reportedly rejecting pressure to resign, despite earlier reports that he would.
But he is also scrapping his plan to hold a referendum on the European Union’s $177-billion bailout package.
Greece’s finance minister has confirmed that the country won’t hold the controversial bailout referendum.