The new kings of beasts
• The new kings of beasts
Birth of the big cats in captivity - is always an event. Recently Scottish Safari Park Blair Drummond showed reporters and the public the new kings of the beasts - three out of four born cubs.
Look, Mom! By the way, mother's name is Karis.
Lion cubs are born with brown spots on the body, like a leopard. At puberty, these spots disappear, although some adults, especially females, they are stored in the abdomen and legs.
It is amazing how cats can gently compress their jaws when the kittens are.
It is even more amazing when you look at the size of their tusks.
Mom stands out and is always ready to attack the enemy.
The Lions are vulnerable species due to the irreversible reduction of the size of their population. Over the past two decades the number of lions in Africa has decreased by 30-50%. Populations are particularly vulnerable outside protected areas. Hunting instincts are already awake.
It's apex predator, meaning they occupy the highest position in the food chain.
until the cubs just to play.
A gentle but strong mother. Not be good for someone who will be in the jaws in place a kitten.
A characteristic feature of both the lion and lioness, a furry bundle of - "brush" at the end of the tail; the length of the beam -. 5 cm at birth is no brush, and begins to grow only from the 5th month of life cubs. At the age of 7 months, she is already clearly visible.
The left already learning to sneak up on prey.
The new kings of beasts.