Lion tacos off the menu for Tucson restaurant

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- African lion tacos are no longer on the menu at a Tucson restaurant.

Boca was taking pre-orders for the unique meat to be served next month, but the owner Byron Mazon is scrapping the idea, saying he's received multiple threats on the safety of the restaurant, their families, customers and vendors.

Someone called the threats directly to his family's home.

He says they'll continue to serve unique menu items, but not at the expense of safety.