This is the Lions-Bears matchup we wanted to see

Tuesday January 6th, 2015

Because the Bears were terrible this season, their rivalry with the Lions lacked a certain amount of luster. 

Worry not, football fans, thanks to the Smithsonian's National Zoo we have the most compelling Bears vs. Lions matchup of the season. 

The zoo has a live stream of the lions' enclosure, which the Daily Intelligencer helpfully captured in a few GIFs. 

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Without further ado, the visiting team, from the African savannah, the Lions.

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And from the mountains of China, Bao Bao the giant panda bear.

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Bao Bao seems pretty friendly. Definitely not the kind of Lion to stomp on an opponent

- Dan Gartland

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