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*This is not a photo of Cecil*
Photo Credit: Eric Kilby via Flickr

The Roar Heard Round the World

Today’s word search is dedicated to Cecil the lion from Zimbobway. His life needs to be celebrated! Cecil was a lion that was able to bring joy to a lot of people and teach us more about the way lions live. He was an important part of the culture in the area where he lived. Cecil’s pride lives on! He was the alpha lion and there were concerns that the next male that takes his place would kill his cubs, but Cecil’s brother has chosen to stand as a protector over his nieces and nephews.

With his final roars, Cecil has awakened the compassion of humanity. Animal lovers from around the world to save the creatures we hold dear. Who knows how many lives will be saved because of Cecil’s death. Lions are not the only animals whose lives will be saved by changes in laws regarding trophy hunting. Other big cats and endangered species will see a benefit too. He is a hero to many though he never intended to be.

My original intent this week was to have this word search sum up the points from my post on cougars. Since hearing of Cecil’s journey to the rainbow bridge, I thought it would be fitting to make the word search about all big cats in his honor. Rock on, Cecil! You showed that hunter who’s boss. Hopefully, it will be your name that the world remembers!

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I got a score of 24,985 on this word search. Can you get a higher one?

Instructions for the Interactive Word Search

  1. Words from the word list on the right are hidden within the puzzle. The words may be spelled forward, backward, or on a diagonal.
  2. Click on the first letter of the word, drag the cursor across the word, and click on the last letter of the word.
  3. The puzzle is finished once you have found all of the words.

What do you hope comes from all of the drama surrounding Cecil the lion?