Lionbaby, standing

Product 6 of 62
Item #: Kö-F2890
Manufacturer Kösen, size 22 cm (~ 8.8"), golden yellow
Awarded with grade "spiel gut" (means "play well").
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The lion (panthera leo) is closely related to the tiger, but different environmental influences resulted in a different evolution. That is why the lion is a little smaller and chunkier. This makes it less agile, but not the slightest bit less strong. Opposite to the tiger the lion loves open spaces, just like the African savannah, which it typically inhabits. At the same time it is very social, lions live in prides, and hunt in groups – a unique features among cats. However, it is the lionesses that go hunting. The male lions are fully occupied with defending the pride area against mostly conspecific intruders.

If the male's mane is not intimidating enough, it lets its roar sound, which can be heard from a long distance. Because of this majestic roar the lion is often called the "King of Animals". Still, it is not immune against changes to his habitat: Together with the conflicts with men this causes a decline in population and the lion belongs to the endangered group of animals.

Our little sitting lion still has to learn how to roar. Together with up to three siblings, it was born in a hiding place apart from the pride, where it stays for the first eight weeks, being cared for by the mother. Only then they join the pride and are know brought up and fed by all lionesses of the pride.

Size: 22 cm (~ 8.8")
Colour: Golden yellow
Filling: Polyester fibre
Manufacturer: Kösener Spielzeug Manufaktur, Germany

Awarded with grade "spiel gut" (means "play well").

The proceeds of this sale will be donated to a children's charity organisation.


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