Monday, August 30, 2010
Animal News Worth Writing About: Dog Helps Train Lion Cubs
The cubs at this Colorado animal sanctuary in Keenesberg are being brought along by a half-a-dozen dogs.
They love playing and every tussle with the dogs is a part of a learning process in order for them to survive in captivity, where the male lions would not allow them now.
"Just playing by themselves would be like having a child that was raised in a closet and never seeing the outside world. So, all these things make a big difference to these guys in getting them developed and getting them ready to go to the lion pride," sanctuary director Pat Craig told NBC's WCSH6.com.
See the video at http://content.usatoday.com/communities/pawprintpost/post/2010/08/dogs-help-train-lion-cubs-how-to-play/1
Posted by Animal Anthologies at 7:25 PM