Now they are being used to keep track of how many of these majestic big cats are left in Kenya.
Estudiantes de La Plata inaugurated their redeveloped Jorge Luis Hirschi Stadium in the most eye-catching fashion on Friday.
Blend Mamoon turns heads when he roams the streets of the city of Dohuk with his pet, a year-old lion who came into Mamoon's care when he was just a 20-day-old cub.
A Czech man was mauled to death by a lion he illegally kept as a pet.
Travis Kauffman killed the young feline during a confrontation while he was running in Fort Collins last month.