A video of a lion father seeing his child for the first time has gone viral, with over a million likes.
The footage of lion dad Tobia smashing his front legs and stooping down to see his young cub was one of the most shared films from the Denver Zoo.
The two generations met for the first time, and the huge lion’s actions toward his son as he stooped down to connect with his young cub quickly went viral on the internet. Many people have praised the father for his compassionate demeanor.
Lions spend most of their time resting, snarling, and dining on food that lionesses seek for them, and they sometimes assault their cubs.
When the Denver Zoo employees saw the unusual interaction, they couldn’t believe it. They couldn’t stop themselves from filming and releasing an intriguing video of the two. Within minutes, it went viral.
The adorable newborn lion was born in the zoo and spent most of his time with his mother. The team wanted to watch what would happen when he first saw his father and videotaped it.
Since his initial meeting with his father, the cub has spent a lot of time with him, his mother, and his half-sister. He now spends most of his time away from the public spotlight since he is still so young and needs time to develop and become stronger.
The cub’s parents, Neliah and Tobias, are charming in their devotion to his every need! We hope the lovely youngster has a wonderful life at the Denver Zoo with his new family.
Half of Africa’s lions have vanished in the last 25 years, and the species is under threat from poaching, prey loss, and habitat damage. The Lion Species Survival Plan (SSP), which works to keep healthy, genetically diverse lion populations in Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) facilities, can be very proud of the birth of the cub.
We hope that viewing our tiny lion cub will encourage people to take action to help conserve his wild relatives and other species throughout the globe.
Watch the following priceless video: