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Photo: Lion around

Animal behaviorist Kevin Richardson, a.k.a. the Lion Whisperer, enjoys an afternoon with two of his lions at the Kingdom of the White Lion Park in Broederstroom, near Johannesburg, South Africa. His new film, "White Lion," a story about the perilous journey of a rare white lion cub that escapes becoming a trophy, opens in the U.S. today. Richardson hopes the film will raise awareness of the horrors of "canned lion hunting," a practice where lions raised in captivity are set loose in enclosed areas so they can be gunned down for sport by foreign tourists. Photo: AP/Denis Farrell

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