Top Shot: Mother’s Love
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A lioness carries one of her cubs in her mouth while the other swims behind. Your Shot Producer David Y. Lee writes, “I love this moment that you captured. I love the tiny cub in the background, swimming to keep up — such a wonderful surprise to your photo. Great seeing.” Photograph by Connie Bowen
- a group of them is called a “pride”
- sleep all the time in co-ed cuddle piles
- i mean. the real reason i made this post is to post all these photos of same-sex lion groups. they’re just gay look at them! so loving.
- im not going to post a pic of the gay lions fucking but we all know there are many
- they’re also just so naturally dramatic and comfortable like this guy? this man could dish on anyone at the watering hole and i’d believe him
- meanwhile lionesses are like one vegan bakery short of a lesbian network to rival your average new england small city. look at them co-parenting and generally having a womanist community
- they also are just very tender and are clearly liberated and more than happy to live a life without men.
- also they’re all so butch i mean look at them. they all look like they know how to put up some drywall you know?? you know?
- some of the butchest ones even grow little manes. look at her! queen of gender nonconformity.
- also? tender.
- in conclusion lions are gay
excuse me u have a lion in ur house
excuse me there is a lion chewing on your childs head that’s not a good thing
where can i buy these dogs
This on the other hand is a tame lion. Aslan is not pleased.
#living with loki
when you’re a gay lion and you accidentally tried to introduce your lesbian lioness friend to one of her own exes at a gay bar and she goes into the bathroom and bitches you out for not being able to tell her endlessly rotating cast of girlfriends apart which isn’t really fair because first of all they all keep dyeing their hair different colors and second of all she keeps getting back together with different ones at different times and meanwhile you’ve been “single” for like 8 months but are spending a lot of time with one specific guy who works at your old co-op and were going to excitedly tell her about it tonight but now you’ve ruined the whole subject of dating by trying to introduce her to her own ex at a gay bar (which is a watering hole. because you’re lions.)
good morning everyone have an absolutely furious mongoose
It’s cuter when you recognize that the lion with visible spots is a juvenile. There’s a very high chance the other lion that runs over to investigate is the MOTHER.
The first lion is asking for comfort because she was given a big spook!!! and she needs mommy to tell her it’s safe and ok!!!! (What’s cuter is that mommy clearly reassures her, and goes on to take the parent role of ‘deal with the scream rat in order to protect my large and easily frightened daughter’)
this is all in all an adorable video 10/10
Who Would Win?
Three apex predators
One Screaming Long Boi
The second explination put this in my head.
Juvenile Lion: *loitering*
Mongoose: YOU DAMN KID, GET THE FUCK OFF MY LAWN!
Lioness: Oh for fuck sake not again. Mongoose, everything the light touches is—
Mongoose: OFF MY LAWN YOU IMPERIAL ASSHOLES! FUCK YOUR LIGHT! I LIVE IN A GOD DAMN HOLE, YOU THINK I CARE ABOUT THAT BALL OF SWELTERING HATE IN THE SKY? THIS IS MINE! MIIIIINE! GO GET YOUR ASS BIT BY A COBRA AND DIE SO YOU CAN BECOME THE FUCKING GRASS AND I CAN FERTILIZE YOU!
Mongoose: FUCK OOOOOOOOOOFF!
But why is Will so angry?
to be fair he has a lot to be angry about