Published on August 30th, 2017
Since he was found struggling in the province of Sirnak, the sprightly looking lion cub named ‘Brave’ has been pictured playing with his new primate friend in Gaziantep Zoo.
The cute images, taken in Gaziantep Zoo, show the little cat getting up close and personal with a monkey named ‘Can’. Officials at the Wildlife Protection Department said Brave was around one-month-old when he was rescued. They had to feed him with a special blend of lactose-free milk to slowly build up his strength.
Gaziantep Mayor Fatma Sahin Hurriyet dailynews reporter visited the lion cub at the Gaziantep Zoo and fed him with milk through a syringe. She said they had introduced quadruplet lion cubs born in the zoo to the media in previous years.
It was found when security teams were conducting searches inside a car at a road checkpoint in Cizre. After speaking to press members, we decided to name him Cesur, which suits our male lion very well.
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The Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality head of the Wildlife Protection Department Celal Özsöyler said the lion was about one month old. He said they feed him with a special blended lactose-free milk.
We add quail eggs and baby formula to the milk,’ said rescuer Celal Özsöyler, adding: We feed the baby eight times a day. ‘When he first came here, he was in bad condition; he had been newly separated from his mother.
We have strengthened him with vitamins that built up his body’s resistance.’ A lion cub who was abandoned in a car at a Turkish security checkpoint has been named ‘Brave’ by his rescuers.
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Officials at the Wildlife Protection Department said Brave was around one-month-old when he was rescued
They had to feed the cub with a special blend of lactose-free milk to slowly build up his strength, Hurriyet Daily News reported
We add quail eggs and baby formula to the milk, said rescuer Celal Özsöyler, adding: We feed the baby eight times a day