Lion dad hugs his cub lovingly making him the lovable Lion King

Published on June 23, 2021

As father’s day is coming, let us give you a treat of animal fathers. When it comes to loving the babies, Fathers are not very far away from the mothers. They are also known for their love for babies. ‘Lion King’ is undoubtedly one of the most successful movies which show about a father-son relationship.

The love between father and son that was shown in the movie of Mufasa and Simba is given reality by this lion due. The bond between father and son sharing an affectionate hug in a video has gone viral at Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya.

The beautiful moment was captured in the camera by French photographer Sabine Bernert and the video immediately became a hit with animal lovers all over the world.

The 53-year-old photographer was on a visit to this East African country to document the wildlife there and to take photographs for a children’s book. But what he witnessed accidentally was not expected by him.

On that particular day, Bernert woke up quite early and came across the father lion who was sitting alone on the Savanna. The cub came pretending to attack the father lion but his action did not go unnoticed as when the moment the father lion spotted the cub the first he did, was to take the cub in his arms lovingly.

That was the perfect shot for the photographer who did not waste any time and got the perfect shot. According to the photographer, the lion pretended that he did not see the cub at first and then they started playing joyfully. The best moment was when the father lion hugged the cub softly. Very gently, he held the cub in his huge paw.

The photographer was really amazed by the way the huge lion was playing so gently with the cubs. It really looked like both of them were enjoying each other’s company and having fun.

How adorable they looked!