Beautiful images show a majestic lion squatting to meet his cub for the first time

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Usually, a lion does not do well with its newborn offspring. However, the male in the adorable sequence below can’t wait to meet his baby for the very first time. The cute video was filmed at the Denver Zoo, then shared on Facebook, melting hearts on the Internet, writing kindness daily.

The 12-pound cub was born at the zoo on July 31, and since then, the little one has only spent time with his mom. Therefore, the zoo staff decided that it was time for the new member to meet his family. And the moment he finally met his two-year-old father, conquered on the Internet. According to Denver Zoo officials, the little lion will soon be ready to make its first public appearance.

«He’s spent the last two months bonding with his mother, father and half-sister behind the scenes of Predator Ridge at the Denver Zoo, and will soon make his big public debut in one of the outdoor habitats,» Jake Kubié, the Denver Zoo’s director of communications, told Bored Panda. «He has everything you would expect from a lion cub: playful, curious and energetic!»

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