A tiny lion cub and two lionesses take a walk in the Masai Mara, Kenya. Acccording to the photographer this cub was the smallest of its siblings and always stayed close to the lionesses. Photo by David Lazar.
Only 7 White Lions have been successfully reintroduced to their natural habitat of Timbavati. More land is now urgently needed for reproduction and securing future generations~~Powerful Gaze - white lion by - Kathy Newton~~
A Mother's Greatest Love Embracing Her Baby. There's Nothing Like a Snuggle From Mom at Pilanesberg National Park in South Africa--Photo by Gabriela Staebler in The Soul of Savanna: (How Wild Animals Feel).
I love the strong emotions in this picture. Typically the lioness is the one in charge, the one who hunts and takes care of the babies but here she surrenders, gives up her power momentarily to engage to the lion's sweet play.
Proverbs "A righteous man regardeth the life of his beast: but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel." Cruelty to animals is judged by God. Any Friend of God is a friend to all creatures great and small.