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.
NOT a hedgehog. Baby Echidnae: No, not a hedgehog which is an insectivore or a porcupine which is a rodent, but an echidnae which is a monotreme (lays shelled eggs). They live in Australia and New Guinea, where there are neither hedgehogs nor porcupines.
Lion -- isn't it ironic how the king of the jungle is a feline? No wonder cats are so bossy! They are beautiful creatures. I can't imagine coming face to face with one of these and fearing for my life.
World's Biggest Cat Is called a Liger ! Cross Breed of Tiger and Lion 900 pounds, 6 Feet tall and 12 feet-long Liger who holds the Guinness World Record for the largest cat. And His Name is "Hercules" :)
dierenarts zwanen - Met gevaar voor eigen leven zet Saskia van Rooy uit Stolwijk zich in voor het welzijn van wilde zwanen. 'Ik kan het niet aanzien dat zwanendrifters ze illegaal vangen en verminken. Iemand moet dit aan de kaak stellen.'
The guira cuckoo (Guira guira) is a social, non-parasitic cuckoo found widely in open and semi-open habitats of eastern and southern Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay, Bolivia, and north-eastern Argentina. It is monotypic within the genus Guira, and is related to the anis. In this picture, eating a small frog.