Corrected entry: When the Kilmer and Douglas characters find the lions' lair, there are bones and skulls everywhere. All the bones and skulls were clean for the most part. It was said in the film that the lions were killing the people just for sport and not for food, so how did the bones get so clean and free of eyeballs, etc. And it's not bugs or decomposition, or the bones on top would not be so clean.
Factual error: The actual Tsavo lions responsible for the killings had no manes - see for yourself; they are on display at the Field Museum in Chicago. [The filmmakers employed artistic license in using maned lions. They were also certain to include -- at the very end of the movie -- footage of the real Tsavo maneaters, as they appear in the Field Museum.]
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