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LION CUB RESCUE!

Clinging on for dear life to the side of a vertical cliff, a tiny lion cub cries out pitifully for help. His mother arrives at the edge of the precipice with three other lionesses and a male.

Eventually one single factor determines which of them will risk her life to save the youngster – motherly love. Enjoy :)
Shangrala's Lion Cub Rescue
The females start to clamber down together but turn back daunted by the sheer drop.


Shangrala's Lion Cub Rescue
The drama begins: The mother arrives at the edge of the cliff as her son cries out for rescue after being trapped when he slipped. Slowly, agonisingly, the big cat edges her way down towards her terrified son, using her powerful claws to grip the crumbling cliff side. One slip from her and both animals could end up dead at the bottom of the ravine.

Just as the exhausted cub seems about to fall, his mother circles beneath him and he is snatched up in her jaws.

She then begins the equally perilous journey back to the top. Minutes later, they arrive and she gives the frightened creature a consoling lick on the head.

Shangrala's Lion Cub Rescue Shangrala's Lion Cub Rescue
Rescue mission: The mother inches her way down the cliff face to rescue the terrified cub before locking him in her jaws and making her way back up the cliff face


Shangrala's Lion Cub Rescue
Motherly love: The mother gives her son a lick to say that all is well in the pride following the drama.


This dramatic rescue, captured by wildlife photographer Jean-Francois Largot, was played out in Kenya’s Masai Mara game reserve.


Despite the presence of wardens to deter poachers, day-to-day life for the lions is not without its dangers ... as the cub learned the hard way.




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