Abandoned By Mother, This Lion Cub Snuggles Up To A Soft Toy

The lioness had given birth to two cubs. One cub died and the lioness abandoned the surviving one.

Updated21 Jun 2016, 11:39 AM IST
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An abandoned lion cub in Machia Biological park in Rajasthan has adopted a cuddly teddy bear soft toy as her mother.

The mother lioness had given birth to two cubs, but one of the cubs died at birth and she abandoned the other one.

The doctors at the reserve found the cub whimpering and had to rescue it to save her from dying of starvation.

The cub was brought to a rescue centre. The cub was given some soft toys for company.

However, the little wild cat immediately bonded with the furry toy and has seen been inseparable from her new ‘mum’, even refusing to go to sleep at night without being in its lap.

Video editor: Mohd Ibrahim

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Published: 21 Jun 2016, 08:39 AM IST

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