Lioness Gets Ignored After Sitting On Mate To Get His Attention
This clip showing a love-sick lioness trying everything she can to get the attention of her potential mate pretty much sums up dating.
In the clip the lioness can be seen strutting around the lion, who is chilling on the ground, before throwing herself to the floor right in front of him to try and catch his eye. It doesn't work, though, and the lion hardly reacts at all.
Deciding to crank it up a notch, she then attempts to climb over the lion and leaves her back legs and bum on him, but again he remains disinterested. She ends up sat on top of the lion, before giving up on that and lying back down beside him.
At this point, the lion seems to have had enough of her shenanigans and lies down himself. Brutal, isn't he? But I guess sitting on someone isn't the smoothest move when it comes to finding a partner.
Still, this lion got off lightly when you consider the literal mauling one poor bugger got earlier this month.
In a shocking clip filmed at West Midland's Safari Park, a group of female lions can be seen attacking the male.
Horrified visitors to the safari park saw the females pounce on the male 'out of the blue'. Mya Beverstock, 19, who filmed the attack, said: "I decided to go to the safari park with my mum and dad to take some pictures of the lions.
"We had been sat there for a few minutes when we noticed these two male lions sitting on top a rock growling at something down below.
"We drove around a little bit and I noticed these female lionesses surrounding a male. All of a sudden they just pounced.
"They were biting at his back legs and his neck and pinning him to the ground, it looked really vicious and you can see in his eyes he thought he was going to die."
She added: "There could be any number of reasons why they were attacking him. It could be that they thought he was too old to be their leader, or it could have been over food.
"He could have tried it on with one of the females, who knows, but they looked angry and pounced as if they are going in for the kill.
"It was incredible to watch the king of the jungle looking so vulnerable. In the photos you can see him almost pleading for help.
"He had bite marks and cuts on his back legs, he was pretty messed up. It's something you'd be lucky to see in Kenya, yet alone a British safari park.
"It was quite an experience which really took your breath away. I never expected to see anything like that. You could see the terror in his eyes."
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