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Don’t try this at home

See the moment when the lion recognizes the guys who raised him as a cub:

Hat-tip: Melissa


  1. #1 Feliphile
    February 29, 2008

    I quite believe it, but a note from painful personal experience: even a hand-raised lion trying to be friendly can leave scars without meaning to. I don’t mean little things, but deep nasty wounds leaving puckered scars and I’m lucky no nerve or tendon damage.

    Lions are freaking strong, and have sharp claws.

  2. #2 Tony P
    February 29, 2008

    Even our little Felix Sylvestrus can leave scars. The scale might be smaller but they still have all the attitude of the big cats.

  3. #3 ERV
    March 1, 2008

    AWW!! Nothing like crying at 8 am 🙂

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