The Pride of a Lion: What the Animal Kingdom Can Teach Us about Survival, Fear and Family (a True Animal Survival Story) (Hardcover)
"To millions of people in Miami and beyond, Ron Magill is the face and voice of all things' wildlife." ─Mireya Mayor, PhD and National Geographic Explorer
#1 Best Seller in Biology of Cats, Lions & Tigers
Discover the true and incredible survival story of K'wasi, the lion cub who overcame unimaginable odds
Magnificently documented by wildlife expert Ron Magill. K'wasi's story is told by world renowned wildlife photographer and Zoo Miami's "Goodwill Ambassador", Ron Magill who documented and photographed every stage of K'wasi's remarkable roller coaster life. Join Ron and his half-a-century career as he helps us all understand the life lessons the animal kingdom has for us.
A survival story of grit and resilience. The story of K'wasi the lion cub is one of heartbreak and triumph. He was born to Asha at Zoo Miami in late 2013 and captured the heart of the nation as an incredibly cute lion cub. K'wasi was orphaned in March 2014 when his mother tragically died. K'wasi's remarkable journey takes him from the untimely death of his mother to magnificent star of Lion Country Safari.
Animals have feelings too. Society has only recently accepted the incredible emotional intelligence of dogs, pigs, and chimpanzees. But through K'wasi's remarkable story, Ron Magill details how evolved the animal kingdom truly is--lions in particular. Funny, engaging, touching, and thrilling, The Pride of a Lion teaches us about family, resilience, and the meaning of life.
- Gripping accounts of K'wasi's triumphs against extreme adversity
- Ron Magill's stunning wildlife photography capturing K'wasi's remarkable life
- Profound insights into the emotional intelligence and complex social dynamics of the lion kingdom
A fan of The Lion King, or liked The Lion Tracker's Guide to Life, The Soul of an Octopus, or The Good Good Pig? Then you'll love The Pride of a Lion.