A restaurant in Florida is in the news because it’s offering a lion meat taco. The taco sells for $35 at Taco Fusion in Tampa. Some groups want the lion listed as an endangered species and hence illegal to eat, but the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service hasn’t called it that yet. The restaurant owner says the meat comes from lions bred to be eaten.


 



 

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A restaurant in Florida is in the news because it’s offering a lion meat taco. The taco sells for $35 at Taco Fusion in Tampa. Some groups want the lion listed as an endangered species and hence illegal to eat, but the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service hasn’t called it that yet. The restaurant owner says the meat comes from lions bred to be eaten.

Happening today

The big movies opening this week are “The Great Gatsby,” a PG-13 adaptation of the classic novel starring Leonardo DiCaprio and directed by Baz Luhrmann; and “Peeples,” a PG-13 comedy starring Craig Robinson, Kerry Washington and David Alan Grier.

Opening bell

The Dow Jones opened at 15,082.62, finishing down 22.50 points Thursday.

Motivational quote

“Music can change the world because it can change people.” - Bono

Watercooler talk: Paratrooper sucked out of plane, misses target

A U.S. Army paratrooper was in the back of a plane, looking for a drop zone, when he was sucked out accidentally. Gayle King reports.

 

 

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