Lions Hug, Lick & Play with Human
Wildlife Animal Behaviorist Interacts with Lions
At Pawsitively Humane, Inc we come across lost pets and feral cats. Sometimes when we come across a large, stray dog, we have to be careful because we do not know if that dog is scared, or innately vicious that the dog may suddenly bite or attack us. We use caution.
With feral cats we know what to expect and using traps is a must to capture the cats to get them spayed/neutered or to a vet if they are injured. However, over the years, in feeding these feral cats, some cats have allowed us to pet them. This does not grant us full permission to pick them up or to bring the feral cats indoors. With daily interaction by feeding the cats and talking to them, we gain their trust. That first time they rub against your legs, or let you pet them, is a joyous moment and one you never forget. Sometimes it takes years. As time passes and the trust grows, it the most rewarding feeling.
Here is a video of a wild animal behaviorist physically interacting with large lions. The Lions are hugging and licking him. You'll love the water scene. And Lions do not like water.
WARNING: PLEASE DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DO THIS ON YOUR OWN. This man is an expert.
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