The Lion That Plays Football

BarcroftAnimalsPublished: December 19, 201626,899 viewsVirality: 1%
Published: December 19, 2016

Football fever grips South Africa ahead of this summer's world cup as this huge lion gets to grip with the beautiful game, football. Casting an image that will inspire England's own lions the majestic lion plays with his favourite football at the lion's enclosure in Johannesburg Zoo. Football mad Triton the lion, an 11-year-old male lion who was born at the zoo, likes soccer so much he refuses to play ball with any of the seven female lions that he shares his enclosure with.

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