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.
Like a lot of summer weekends, this weekend brings a new buddy cop movie. But this one, called “The Heat,” is a little different.
The buddy cops in “The Heat” are played by Melissa McCarthy and Sandra Bullock.
Joining us to talk about this twist on a familiar genre is Linda Holmes, who writes and edits NPR’s pop culture blog Monkey See.