Baby Lion Cubs Playing at Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo (Picture/Video)

Mrs Happy and I took a stroll through the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo yesterday and had an opportunity to check out the five new baby lion cubs on exhibit in the Cat Complex.  These newborn kitties were born December 29th, 2012.  These six week old cubs were so fun to watch with their playful innocence.  It's hard to imagine how ferocious they  may be become  when they're all grown up.  We stood there with a bunch of moms and dads and kids watching them roll around and claw at each other.

The adult lions were off in the corner doing their own thing.  One female lion would occasional peak over and check on things. It was pretty cute to watch.  Here's a YouTube video below  I took of the five baby cubs running around and playing while two female adult lions look on.  I'm not sure which is the mother or if these cubs will have a two mommy family.

I wonder what it would be like to be the lions behind the glass staring back at all the humans gawcking at you.  Do you ever wonder what they're thinking?  Perhaps, "Leave me alone"?  Or, "There's nothing going on here.  Feel free to go checkout the monkeys".  We'll have to make a special trip back to the Omaha Zoo to check up on these little guys.



On a more serious note, I am concerned one of the adult males ate a zookeeper . I was able to snap an incredibly close up picture of the male lion with its big mane when it came right up to the glass.  I've never had such an amazing close encounter with a lion.  I was surprised at how content it was.



Until it turned around and I realized there was a hand sticking out of its bottom end. We were all petrified to see such a horrible thing. I'm shocked none of this has made the national news. I don't know who it was.  I just wish I could have lend him a hand. But it was too late.




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