The lion cub discovered in the Pyrénées-Orientales - Gendarmerie des Pyrénées-Orientales
The baby lion, who was found by a walker in the wild on Wednesday in Vinça, in the Pyrénées-Orientales, was taken care of by a shelter.
It is the Tonga Terre welcome association, solicited by the 30 million friends foundation, who recovered this 4-month-old big cat. Baptized Yembé, he does not seem to have any health problems, indicates the association, which has released a video revealing the first steps of the animal after its care.
With two other lion cubs
The animal joined in this refuge, located in the Loire, Ysis and Yoda, two other lion cubs which had been abandoned in a park, in the suburbs of Aix-en-Provence.
"Given the good general understanding, we have brought all three together," said Tonga Terre d'accueil. Defense reactions will gradually fade as they get to know each other. "On Wednesday, the gendarmerie said it had opened an investigation to try to determine the origin of this lion cub.
Pyrénées-Orientales: A walker comes face to face with a lion cub, an open investigation