Papa’s tail is a lion cub’s favourite toy!

Oct 12th, 2017 | By | Category: Denmark

12.10.2017 – Source: Copenhagen Zoo

It’s morning again and the lion cubs in the Copenhagen Zoo are wondering what they would do during this day. However, they are innovative little rascals so it didn’t take a long time until they were busy playing.

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Hmmm, I’m still a bit tired ….

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… but I think it’s time to start hide-and-seek with my brothers and sisters. I see something moving!

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Hahaa, I caught you!!

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You were cheating! You were spying at me – that’s why you found me so easily!

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No hard feelings, I hope! Let’s just play together!

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This cubbie is challenging a tree ….

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…. but suddenly he saw something much more interesting.

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Wow! The keepers must have brought a new toy for us!

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How exciting! I must take a closer look at it ….

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… and a teeny weeny bite, too!

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Ooooops! The toy happens to be daddy’s tail! I hope he doesn’t mind my playing with it. 🙂

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Papa lion seems to be accustomed to the kids’ playing so he remained cool as a cucumber – if we can say so about a lion. 🙂

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After daddy’s tail mama’s ears was the next target for this playful cubbie – but that’s another story!

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  1. Dear Mervi
    It is remarkable how patient the big cats are
    with their little ones. The family with lions and
    tigers is really important.
    The sun bears do play with their fathers. Poor old Bhumipol
    had to put up with Ernst playing with him.

  2. Dear Mervi,
    the lion cubs are lovely. The house cats like to play with the mother’s tail. the lion cubs can play with the father’s tail 🙂
    Hugs
    Ludmila

  3. Dear Mervi,
    thanks a lot for showing and telling such a lovely story.
    Hugs from Copenhagen
    Inge

  4. Liebe Mervi,

    das sind sehr schöne Szenen mit den Löwenkindern und ihren Eltern.
    Auch deine Kommentare sind wieder sehr witzig.
    Vielen Dank und liebe GrĂŒĂŸe
    Britta-Gudrun

  5. Thank you very much dear Mervi.
    Best wishes to the lions in Copenhagen Zoo.

  6. Liebe Mervi,

    danke fĂŒr die schönen Bilder der sĂŒĂŸen Löwenfamilie.

    Schön, dte Kids so ausgelassen toben zu sehen.

    Liebe GrĂŒĂŸe
    Monika

  7. Lion cubs are such sweet creatures and their parents most impressing.
    Thank you very much, dear MERVI, for having brought this report from the COPENHAGEN ZOO to us.

    Greetings also to ‘Lady INGE of COPENHAGEN’ 🙂 .

  8. Liebe Mervi,
    das ist schon sehr niedlich wenn Löwenbabys spielen und natĂŒrlich wird alles erkundet.
    Die Löweneltern sind sehr geduldig und lassen sich viel gefallen von den Kleinen.
    Danke Dir fĂŒrs Zeigen und fĂŒr den lustigen Text dazu.
    Liebe GrĂŒĂŸe Moni K

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