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Lion Cubs Playing with Mom and Dad

Clip: Season 34 Episode 14 Video has closed captioning.

Half a mile from an Indian village, two cow-killing male lions rest in the shade. A lioness approaches with several small cubs. In order to help spread their genes, male lions will often kill cubs that aren't part of their direct bloodline. However, these males begin playing with the cubs, indicating they are probably their fathers.

Aired: 04/13/16

Rating: NR

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