Just the teeniest baby lion trying to roar

Brace yourselves for an onslaught of cuteness. We’ve just seen a baby lion trying to roar, and our Simba-loving hearts will never be the same.

In a video posted to YouTube recently (aptly titled “the littlest roar”), a tiny lion cub tries out his pipes. Now we know it sort of sounds like he’s coughing up a hairball, but we’re pretty sure that’s an actual roar. Or an attempt at one, at least. At any rate, we will be saying awwwwww for the rest of the day.

We love the way this little guy comes prowling out of the grass like he’s hanging out in the wilds of Africa or something. His roar may need some work, but he’s got the attitude down pat. We’re pretty sure that’s just normal grass in the frame. And yeah, it also looks like he’s standing on a regular suburban sidewalk. Which kind of makes us wonder what Simba is doing walking around. But hey, Hakuna Matata and all that.

But back to that roar….terrifying! (By terrifying, we actually mean adorable on every level.)

Take a peek at this cutie pie here. He just can’t wait to be king.

Image and video via YouTube.


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