White Lion Cub Adopted by Dog


A rare white lion cub was adopted by a dog in Germany. The little cub was “rejected shortly after birth by his mother,” Daily Mail reported.

Lejon the Pointer mix took to the 3-week-old lion cub Jojo and the two became inseparable ever since.

“After days of treatment we were not sure wether the mother would accept her baby.
‘So for safety reasons we are handraising and bottle feeding. I am glad that Jojo has found something like a step father and step brother in my playful and loving pointer-mongrel Lejon,” said Park worker Jeanette Wurms via Daily Mail.

“The dog is very patient. Jojo scrambles all over him, jumps on his head… But he doesn’t mind – he’s a very patient surrogate,” Wurms added via Daily Mail.

Jojo the white lion cub

cute white lion cub

cute white lion cub

Jojo and Lejon, love at first sight

cute white lion cub and dog

cute white lion cub and dog

cute white lion cub and dog

Stepfather and son

cute white lion cub and dog

Source: Daily Mail.

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20 Responses to “White Lion Cub Adopted by Dog”

  1. Val says:

    Such a sweet story!!! Yay for Jojo and Lejon!!!

  2. Natasha says:

    OMG, that is soo sweet of Lejon to adopt Jojo. Its sad to hear his mother didn’t want him. But im glad to hear he has a good family :)

  3. Fat Cat says:

    Jojo: Something different about this kitty…

  4. pumbie says:

    Never seen such a beautiful “leoncito”!. ¡Qué bonito!.

  5. Amber says:

    I could be wrong but that dog appears to be at least part pit bull terrier. It doesn’t surprised me in the least that he has taken to this cub. What a lovely pair!

  6. Sherry says:

    Such a beautiful cub!!! The two are so happy together. What is amazing is that Lejon knows exactly what Jojo is and loves to be with him!!!!

  7. siew eng says:

    that last shot of both of them laughing!

  8. nnua says:

    They both look very happy together!!! ^-^

    The white lion cub has a distinct sweet but mischevious look – a scamp:))

  9. katie k says:

    Remarkable how they both get along so well!!

  10. Nana says:

    Such a pretty cub!!! If only i can have one! Thanks Lejon for taking care of Jojo! :)

  11. Fernanda says:

    This is too adorable!!! <3

  12. Jasmine says:

    Where can i get a white baby cub from???

  13. Kimberly says:

    Awwww, they are so cute together. :-)

  14. Jenny says:

    These photos are wonderful!

  15. Ellen says:

    Wow, amazingly cute! What a beautiful friendship! <3

  16. Mark says:

    This is so heartwarming. I just feel sad thinking of the day that they’re going to be separated because,well, he’s a lion after all.

  17. Tucker says:

    FOREVER? I HOPE!!

    I AM SOOO HAPPY FOR THEM BOTH,HAVING EACH OTHER!!
    LOVING,TAKING CARE OF AND HELPING EACH OTHER!!

    WONDERFUL!! FANTABULOUS!!

  18. Elle says:

    It looks like a white teddy bear! ^_^

  19. Potato says:

    I think the dog’s got pitbull in him. Pitbulls are really friendly. Jojo is in good paws.

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