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- ‘The entrée inside the temple is guarded by the statues of two imposing kings of beasts, symbols of strength and natality in Asian civilization.’
- ‘The king of beasts may soon be dethroned, as conflicts between African lions and humans contribute to the big cats' population decline.’
- ‘Lions and tigers may be the kings of beasts, but they face common poverty in the Yangpu District Zoo.’
- ‘And as we leave, echoes of the roar of the king of beasts lingers in the still air over proud and deserted ruins of Hampi.’
- ‘Instead we should behave like lions, the kings of beasts, who finish up their food, rest thereafter and rebuild.’
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