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Reunion Between Christian the Lion and John Rendall and Anthony 'Ace' Bourke

If you haven't yet come across the following video that captures the reunion between Christian the lion and his adoptive parents, John Rendall and Ace Bourke, I encourage you to have a look here:

Words really fail to capture the depth of love that our fellow living creatures are capable of feeling, don't you think?

To learn more about Christian the Lion and how he went from spending his days in a furniture store in London to leading his own pride in Africa, have a look at the following page:

Christian the Lion

To learn about present day conservation efforts that have been partly inspired and made possible by the work of George Adamson, the Kenyan conservationist who successfully introduced Christian to the wild, please visit:

Many thanks to David Nakov for sharing this unforgettable story and video with us!


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Oh!! How absolutely delightful!! I cried all the way through it. The Lion Christian tape. Thank you so much for sharing that with us. It was priceless!! How little we know about true love. Thank you, thank you, thank you for your sharing!! Rita

What a great story. Really makes you think about how we are all connected in such a profound way! Thank you!