Lion cub abused at circus gets second chance

Published November 22, 2016 104,863 Plays

Rumble / Heroic AnimalsBarely days after he was born, Magnus the lion was separated from his mother and turned into a tourist attraction by a Spanish Circus. Lions grow at an incredibly fast rate, but his owners wanted him to remain small as long as possible. To achieve this, Magnus was fed ONLY mixture of YOGURT AND BREAD!

This abusive diet had severe effects on his bone, muscular and general development, creating what is called a Stenosis of the Esophagus, that is, a narrowing of the esophagus passage that renders impossible Magnus' normal food ingestion. At that point the circus owner, having no use for a sick lion, took him to a vet to have him euthanized. An EXTRAORDINARY GROUP OF PEOPLE joined forces to save this incredible little lion.

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Check out this cub getting a second chance.

7 COMMENTS

  • hootbah, 2 years ago

    Perfectly reasonable that people who mistreat animals this way should be beaten with baseball bats until they have at least one broken bone!

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    • postal67, 2 years ago

      Only one bone not broken. Much better.. Can only have soup for a year.

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  • walldodger, 2 years ago

    Spain really needs to get their shit together and shut down that asshole circus

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  • 9458, 2 years ago

    Not only the circus but bull fighting as well It's barbaric!!

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  • razorclawz, 2 years ago

    Those mother f***ers!!! >:(

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  • 9458, 2 years ago

    I cried when I saw this video. That poor baby, why do people do these horrible things to animals?

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  • riosilk, 2 years ago

    What a precious little creature...and thank God for the team that helped him!!

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