Lost Children Will Be Taken to the Lion House

Here is an amusing (though I don’t believe intentionally) sign that was posted in the National Zoo. The photo was taken in May of 1943. This reminds me of the crazy post we did a while back on the woman who jumped into the lion pit.

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sign at the National Zoo
sign at the National Zoo

Source: Library of Congress

Speaking of lions, how about some history behind the lion statues in the opening credits to House of Cards?

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Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.

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  • JCF

    The Lions: “Send us some more lost children, the last ones were delicious!” >;-)