One Arizona small restaurant owner thought it'd be a good idea to sell Lion Burgers in promotion with the World Cup since it's held in Africa.
This raises a lot of questions, but first and foremost, WTF?! and WHERE DOES A MAN IN ARIZONA GET LION MEAT?! I mean, this isn't the sort of thing you run to butcher and nab... or is it?
Cameron Selogie bought ten pounds of supposed lion meat to mix with ground beef for the burgers. He purchased the meat from Gourmet Imports-Wild game, a supposed free-range farm in Illinois that is regulated by the United States Department of Agriculture.
Have you noticed all the "supposed"s in that sentence? That's because although Selogie supposedly did his research, the "free-range" lion meat actually came from a butcher's shop in Chicago, Czimer's Game & Sea Foods. Czimer purchases his lion meat from a publicly unidentified man who purchases and skins exotic animals. In 2003, Czimer was put in prison for purchasing several carcasses of tigers and lions, making a hybrid tiger-lion meat and profiting on it to the tune of almost $40k.
The story gets even more disgusting as the supposed USDA approved meat is proved not to be...
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