Heartwarming Moment Lion Cub Kisses Mother's Nose

A wildlife photographer recently captured the incredible moment a cub lovingly gives its mother the sweetest kiss. The mother-daughter duo shared a tender moment that lasted for a few seconds and the little one appeared to kiss the lioness on her nose.

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Here are a few facts about lion cubs. A female lioness will move her cubs to a safe den once they are born. The cub gets picked up later on, by the scruff of its neck. The cub instinctively will relax its muscles and allow the mother to move it around. Normally, baby lions remain hidden for around one to two months before being introduced to the rest of the pride. When a lion cub is born, it initially weighs around 1.5 Kilograms and its eyes start to slowly open within three to eleven days. They gradually start weaning at ten weeks and start hunting at the age of two years. They are fully grown by the age of four years.