Tucson's Boca Tacos y Tequila made national news last week when owner Bryan Mazon announced his plans to serve lion meat street tacos by pre-paid order on February 16.
Now, he's called off his plans after the restaurant, his family members, customers, and vendors received "many threats."
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Earlier installments of Boca's Exotic Taco Wednesdays have featured such meats as rattlesnake, alligator, elk, and kangaroo.