Brad Smith (jesus_h_biscuit) wrote,
Brad Smith
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*wibble*


This Is One Of The Coolest Things Ever.


These two men have raised this lion from a cub, it was eventually released to the wild as it grew. They returned to find the lion and had a memorial reunion.

They were told the lion would NOT remember them.

Christian left the Kora Reserve in 1973. He made his new territory along the Tana river, but when the Wakamba herdsmen kept bringing their livestock to his hunting ground, he moved on. George Adamson said in his autobiography, "I used to count the days on which we hadn't seen Christian, but when they reached 97, I gave up recording them in my diary." Because a lion can live from 12 to 15 years in the wild, Adamson believed that Christian ended his days in the Meru National Reserve only a few miles up river.
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