Small Yellow Baboon Gets Into Lion's Lap But His Reaction Is Stunning

Most of us probably consider ourselves to be animal lovers but some of us go above and beyond when it comes to the way that we feel about animals. They share our planet and in many cases, they share our home as well. If you take a moment to look at animals on more of a personal basis, you would be a
Most of us probably consider ourselves to be animal lovers but some of us go above and beyond when it comes to the way that we feel about animals. They share our planet and in many cases, they share our home as well. If you take a moment to look at animals on more of a personal basis, you would be amazed by what they have to offer. Even if you can’t see it in real life and have to do so by watching a video, it shows you how compassionate and kind animals can be toward one another. That is the case with this story out of Botswana, Africa.

Evan Schiller and Lisa Holzwarth are wildlife photographers who managed to capture something so amazing that most of us would not believe it if we didn’t see it. They had the equipment with them so they could take some amazing pictures and since they were posted online, they have gone viral. At rst, A lioness attacked baboons, capturing and killing one female baboon. Before long, you could tell that the female was not alone. She had a tiny baby clinging to her body.
Small Yellow Baboon Gets Into Lion's Lap But His Reaction Is Stunning

The tiny baboon tried to climb a tree to escape but couldn’t do so. The lioness shifted her attention in the direction of the baby baboon.
Small Yellow Baboon Gets Into Lion's Lap But His Reaction Is Stunning

The photographers were concerned that the lioness was going to eat the little baboon right away.
Small Yellow Baboon Gets Into Lion's Lap But His Reaction Is Stunning

Nobody could have anticipated what happened next. The lioness walked over to the little baboon and was very gentle and curious. They started playing with each other.
Small Yellow Baboon Gets Into Lion's Lap But His Reaction Is Stunning

The lioness gently picked the tiny baboon up in her mouth and carried him from the tree. They actually started cuddling.
Small Yellow Baboon Gets Into Lion's Lap But His Reaction Is Stunning

It seemed as if the little baboon considered the lioness to be its new mother. The lioness obviously had some maternal instincts.
Small Yellow Baboon Gets Into Lion's Lap But His Reaction Is Stunning

When a male lion showed up, the lioness chased him off. You can see it happening in this picture.
Small Yellow Baboon Gets Into Lion's Lap But His Reaction Is Stunning

The baboon’s father was then able to come down and grab the baby, climbing the tree to safety.
Small Yellow Baboon Gets Into Lion's Lap But His Reaction Is Stunning

Incredibly, the baboon was rescued by both the lioness and by his own father.
Small Yellow Baboon Gets Into Lion's Lap But His Reaction Is Stunning

It’s amazing what we see this level of kindness when we never expected to see it.