4 month old brown lion cubs, at the Lion and Rhino Park, Johannesburg, South Africa

A breeding program is in place to try keep these cats away from extinction, which they are running dangerously close to at the moment, due mainly to poaching and the destruction of their natural habitat.

Featured in For The Love Of Cats
Featured in Baby Animals

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Andrew is a Melbourne born, independent photographic artist who has exhibited and sold works globally.

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  • Ann  Palframan
    Ann Palframanover 5 years ago

    Another beautiful leo, Andrew:)

  • Andrew Paranavitana
    Andrew Paranav...over 5 years ago

    Thanks Ann! He was such a playful and naughty little cub!

  • Susan Vinson
    Susan Vinsonover 5 years ago

    He is awesome and looks like he is ready to play!! Congratulations on the well deserved feature in For the Love of Cats , …! ~|:})

  • Thank you so much! He definitely was ready to play, so much energy at 4 months old! :)

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • RichardKlos
    RichardKlosover 5 years ago


  • Thanks so much Richard!

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • jdmphotography
    jdmphotographyabout 5 years ago

    Stunning capture Parmi and welcome to our new group “Baby Animals” ………

  • Thank you very much jdm!

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • Van Coleman
    Van Colemanabout 5 years ago

    Fantastic capture!! I love your perspective in this one!!!xx

  • Thank you once again van! He had so much energy for a little guy :)

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • Teresa Zieba
    Teresa Ziebaabout 5 years ago


  • Thanks so much Teresa!! I’m stoked :)

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • ctheworld
    ctheworldalmost 5 years ago

    beautiful capture!

  • Thank you, he was a beautiful cub! :)

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • EvaMarIza
    EvaMarIzaover 4 years ago

    Cute !!!

  • Thanks Eva, I have to agree! :)

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • Kristina K
    Kristina Kover 4 years ago

    what a gorgeous baby. :)) k

  • He really was! Very cute and so playful :)

    – Andrew Paranavitana

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