Monday, June 16, 2014

This is Leo the African Lion, Baloo the Black Bear, and Shere Khan the Bengal Tiger.
They came from a background of abuse and fear. Now they've bonded together and are truly inseparable.
The threesome were rescued as babies from the basement of an Atlanta drug dealer's home when it was raided by authorities. They were starving, traumatized and suffering from bacterial infections.
While at the drug dealer's home, Baloo had been mistreated so profoundly that the harness that was put on him had grown into his skin.
They were rescued and brought to Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary
Where they have lived in the same habitat together for 13 years.
The only time the three were separated was when Baloo was sent to surgery.
The two cats were distraught and cried for the bear's return when he was at the vet's.
Since then, no one has separated the group.
They had clearly bonded during their earliest memories, and never wanted to be apart.
Now they live together as if they were brothers of the same species.
They play together, nuzzle one another, and are extremely affectionate.
The threesome are the only lion, tiger, and bear living together in the entire world.
Humans could really learn from the bond that these three have.

No one ever told them they couldn't love one another, so they did just that.
Facebook: Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary

And now, even all these years later, they continue to do so.
Facebook: Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary


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