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king of (the) beasts

The lion, especially in cultural or artistic depictions. Engraved in striking marble, the king of beasts stands sentinel over this ancient arena. The king of the beasts is the symbol for the zodiac sign Leo.
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king of beasts

the lion.
See also: beast, king, of
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King of Beasts was filmed in July, the month that American dentist Walter Palmer, 55, caused global uproar by killing Cecil.
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Far from this morning's breakfast, the human figure within anthropomorphises the king of beasts, adding a delineable dimension of human psychology and setting up an additional tension of gender--male/female--and species--animal/human--that enriches the piece mysteriously.
And the noisy tradition has even more resonance at the start of Chinese New Year 2012 as the Far East residents of Tyneside see the 'king of beasts' take centre stage in the calendar.
Considered the luckiest of the Chinese zodiac, the arrival of the 'king of beasts' was celebrated with a traditional dragon, lion and unicorn procession making its way through Chinatown's ornate arch.
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Also the lion, which is often called the king of beasts, is a common charge in heraldry, traditionally showing bravery, valor and strength.