Wednesday, 23 May 2018

NEWSLINK: In Rare Incident, Lion Single-Handedly Raises Cubs After Their Mother Dies

The rules of nature are set, and so is the role of every animal in it. In their little herds and packs, each creature plays a certain role and does so, instinctively. The father, mother, and children, all take over certain positions in their “families,” seldom rebelling against them.


However, in the savannahs of Gir-Somnath, a lion has shed its patriarchal nature after its cubs were left motherless, and has donned the role of a mother. Although Asiatic lions are one of the most social species in the cat family, lions usually never assume the role of a lioness.

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