Angry lion lovers have threatened both a Tampa, Fla. restaurant and its
employees after the establishment added recently added the king of
beasts to its menu for customers looking to try more exotic Mexican
Since Taco Fusion, a Mexican restaurant known to offer unusual game
meats like ostrich, camel, and bison in its tacos, added lion meat to
its menu of "Safari Tacos" on May 2, the restaurant has had to field
hostile calls from critics who are up in arms over the menu choice.
"[People have been] coming into the establishment and throwing punches,"
the restaurant's manager Brad Barnett told "Good Morning America."
"They say they are going to bomb us, burn us down, blow us up."