A dead lion lies by the fence on Terry Thompson's wild-animal preserve near Zanesville, Ohio, on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011. (AP Photo/Heather Ellers and Dustin Burton)

Photo by: Dustin Burton,Heather Ellers

A dead lion lies by the fence on Terry Thompson's wild-animal preserve near Zanesville, Ohio, on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011. (AP Photo/Heather Ellers and Dustin Burton)