On The Menu: Unicorns And Lions

There's an update to Tuesday's story about an online retailer that jokingly sold unicorn meat with the slogan "the new white meat." The National Pork Board, which protested, says it does understand unicorns don't exist. And an Arizona restaurant serious about promoting the World Cup offered a taste of Africa by putting lion meat on the menu. Lions are a protected species in Africa, but the owner says this meat came from a free-range farm in Illinois.

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Here's an update on the retailer that jokingly advertised unicorn meat with the slogan: the new white meat. The National Pork Board, which protested, clarifies it does understand unicorns do not exist.

An Arizona restaurant was serious about promoting the World Cup. The owner offered a taste of Africa by putting lion meat on the menu. Yes, lions are a protected species in Africa, but the owner says this lion meat came from a free-range farm in Illinois.

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