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    Indian Lion Sentenced to Life in Captivity for Killing 3

    The law roared back. A male Asiatic lion in India’s Gujarat state was sentenced to life behind bars after forensic evidence showed it had eaten three people. Two more female lions were tied to the deaths and are being assessed for whether they can be released. There’s been an increase in the big cats attacking humans in the area, which experts partially attribute to a recent heat wave. The government had rounded up 17 lions in all, and the rest will rejoin India’s endangered wild lion population.

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