lion cub


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Noun1.lion cub - a young lionlion cub - a young lion        
young carnivore, cub - the young of certain carnivorous mammals such as the bear or wolf or lion
king of beasts, lion, Panthera leo - large gregarious predatory feline of Africa and India having a tawny coat with a shaggy mane in the male
Translations
lvíče
ljónsungi
liūtukas

lion cub

nleoncino
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In his teeth he held the assegai, yet dripping with blood, and in his hands the lion cub that, despite its whines and struggles, he grasped by the skin of the neck and the hind legs.
They say that terror is a disease, and anyhow I can witness that for several years now a restless fear has dwelt in my mind,--such a restless fear as a half-tamed lion cub may feel.
Against a deep midnight blue/purple background, a small yellow lion cub asleep in an unlikely tree wakes up with a tiny "Roar
The Campaign Against Canned Hunting says gap-year volunteers, often from Britain, pay to work at lion cub facilities and are not told the cubs were taken from their mothers at just a few days old and will never be released into the wild.
MILKING IT The little lion cub looks at ease as Cara bottle feeds it and poses
1THE 1 THE LION KING (1994) SHAKESPEARE'S Hamlet moves to the animal kingdom with young lion cub Simba trying to deal with the death of his father and claim his birthright to rule.
Four-week-old lion cub Amy cools down during the heatwave with Safari Park worker Andrea Redfern; and lion cub Erica with one of the collars that was being tested on the adult lions | Four-week-old lion cub Amy cools down during the heatwave with Safari Park worker Andrea Redfern; and lion cub Erica with one of the collars that was being tested on the adult lions | Four-week-old lion cub Amy cools down during the heatwave with Safari Park worker Andrea Redfern; and lion cub Erica with one of the collars that was being tested on the adult lions
Pick of The Day MARTIN CLUNES AND A LION CALLED MUGIE (9pm ITV) LIKE many people, Martin Clunes' love of wild animals was sparked by the movie Born Free, in which Joy and George Adamson hand-reared an orphaned lion cub called Elsa and then released her into the wild.
A lion cub was transferred in a train terminating at Moscow.
In town for a DJ gig at Dubai's swanky nightspot Cavalli Club, the celebrity took time off from spinning the decks to bottle-feed a lion cub and cuddle a chimp.
Summary: A rare Asiatic lion cub, whose species is endangered with only about 350 in the .