Kali – another huge lion made from hammered and welded plates and ribbons of steel by Turkish sculptor Selçuk Yılmaz.
Previously: Aslan (2014)
A short by 4th year CalTech animation student Josh Swallow in which a lion helps a little boy build a better boat and get back home.
Not as family friendly as it may initially appear.
From the Smyth’s Toystore catalogue.
David Green writes:
What kind of animals are they?
UPDATE: Penfold writes: ‘Gah, oh my god Dad, Kion is Simba’s son. Guh!’
Still. ‘Kion Ling’, though. Hah?
Mmf. So lonely.
Briarhill Butchers, Galway.
*bonus scene after the credits*
Extraordinary (if a little traumatic) footage captured by unsuspecting tourists in South Africa’s Shamwari Game Reserve. To wit:
…a pair of lionesses surprised two blesboks running in their direction. To escape, a frightened blesbok jumped several metres from the ridge – only to be intercepted mid-flight…
On the Okavanga River delta in Botswana, three lion cubs do their best to imitate dad’s impressive vocals.