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Black Lion and Lioness Love | Lions Lion Love ~god I will never forget you and I can't let you go...

“The truth is like a lion. You don’t have to defend it. Let it loose. It will defend itself.” - St. Augustine (354–430)

king...king of the jungle...Leo-baby kd's (& my dads & my bff's & hubby's ex) zodiac symbol...He who is often pictured with a laying with a lamb when there is peace on Earth, even tho there's no actual bible verse about this; closest being Isiah 11:6 which speaks of a W©Lf shall dwell w/ the L@mB

Lioness Mom and baby lion in the glowing orange grasses lit by the sunrise - DdO:) -

IMDbfrom IMDb

The Secret of Moonacre (2008)

A rare black lion. My understanding is that almost all large cats have a recessive black, or melanistic, trait. That's why you have black panthers, which are usually melanistic leopards or sometimes melanistic tigers. It is also why there are black jaguars, as opposed to those with spotted coats. The melanistic trait in lions is simply more rare than in other types of large cats.