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The roar across England last month was not over the suggestion to halt the country's automatic pay raises, nor was it the furor over the nude snaps of Kate Middleton published in a French tabloid. Instead, the roar was more literal, belonging to a massive lion spotted roaming about the British countryside.
Ultimately, the search, which once included helicopters and zoo workers armed with tranquilizer guns, was called off after officials found no trace of the beast, but not before spooking a great many locals. Of course, this hasn't been the first time exotic animals have stirred a panic. From 'gators to scorpions and everything in between, here's what happens when exotic animals find themselves on the loose.
The Portuguese man-of-war—a colonial organism related to the jellyfish—is infamous for its painful sting, but one photographer finds the beauty inside ... More The Portuguese man-of-war—a colonial organism related to the jellyfish—is infamous for its painful sting, but one photographer finds the beauty inside this animal's dangerous embrace. For nearly two years, retired U.S. Navy combat photographer Aaron Ansarov has collected and photographed man-of-wars that wash up on a local Florida beach. Read about the Portuguese man-of-war, and see more photos: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/features/2014/08/140821-portuguese-man-of-war-animal-ocean-science-pictures/
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