This lion dying of old age (14) is a big deal because it’s a rare event. If you didn’t read the article, the short version is that most males are only in charge of a pride for several years before they’re killed or exiled by younger, stronger dude lion. If they survive, they either are too injured or weak to fend of hyenas. Let’s also face the other problem, humans, namely tiny-dick people who need to prove their hot shit by killing one of these majestic creatures.
What’s more amazing is how Scarface travelled all the way back to the area where he was born to die.