ANIMALS

Such A Big Kitty! A Curious Lion Climbed Up A Tree But Was Too Afraid To Get Down

Date December 11, 2018 12:53

The animal kingdom is truly unique. Recently, we told you about a lion that was simultaneously attacked by a pack of 20 hyenas but then saved by a friend. This story reminded us that such notions as friendship and solidarity exist in wildlife as well.

Many of you probably know that lions are the largest members of the cat family. The king of the beasts is not only considered the biggest feline, but also the laziest.

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A lion can sleep up to 20 hours a day in the shade of trees and delegate hunting to the lioness 90% of the time. Besides, over half of their diet consists of carrion, namely, animals killed by other predators.

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One lion from a wildlife sanctuary in south-west Kenya has recently become an internet star. He climbed up a tall tree but didn't think through how he was going to get back down. The king of the beasts lamented and made hilarious attempts to jump down, but at the same time tried to be careful, afraid to fall.

The lioness and her cubs have even come to rescue of the clumsy predator. In the end, the lion eventually managed to fight his fear and descend to the ground.

By the way, these animals like to play and get into cardboard boxes just as much as climbing trees.

Who would've thought that this animal royalty has so much in common with ordinary domestic and stray cats!

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