People in Norfolk, Virginia have called 9-1-1 to report seeing a lion roaming the streets of their town, but it turns out to be Charles the Monarch, a Labradoodle with a haircut styled to look like Old Dominion University’s Lion Mascot.
He is owned by a local resident, Daniel Painter. Charles the Monarch is pictured below with the local zoo director.
Unlike their wolf ancestors, Poodle hair grows as human hair does because of a pre-historic gene mutation which I won’t go into here (because I don’t understand it anyway).
The wolf and most other dog breeds shed hair, but the Poodle coat must be cut, and can be styled into a variety of Poodle do's as we’ve seen often on The Poodle (and dog) blog.
This Poodle is styled as both a lion and a zebra.
But somehow the lion cut on a cat is a major