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The Pumping Station

The Pumping Station is an antique shop unique among many in Cardiff, Wales. Unknown to most, this shop houses the remains of one of the most famous animal actors in cinematic history.

Simba is famous for starring opposite Elizabeth Taylor in the 1963 film Cleopatra. He was also the namesake for Disney’s beloved king of the jungle. According to the information displayed within his case, at one point, the cat also held the record for being the world’s largest lion. 


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