An unusual friendship
• An unusual friendship
Balu, Leo and Sherkhan found in the basement of a house in Atlanta, Georgia, during a raid on a drug stash in 2001. After that, the animals for which the previous owners treated carelessly, placed under the care of a non-profit organization of assistance to wildlife called "Noah's Ark". When young cured of his wounds and the effects of malnutrition, they decided to split, but after the separation, all three of them suddenly began to behave like a sluggish, sad and almost nothing to eat. Then they were again placed in a cage. Now they live in an enclosure 1, 01 hectares, through which the natural stream. They even have their own "country house", where shaggy trio likes to while away the time. To date it is the only known case when three large "top" predator of different species live so close to each other and so amicably. All three males and about the same age.
June 21, "Noah's Ark" organize this party in honor of their 13th birthday!
IFL: a bear, a lion and a tiger - the best of friends.
Ball weighs 362 kg and is considered the leader of the trio.
Sherkhan (most likely) Siberian tiger. It weighs 136 kg.
Leo - African lion weighing 200 kg.
He has no mane, because castrated him.
The three male animals, and they are almost 13 years old.
This is how they looked when they were discovered in 2001.
The three were rescued during a raid on a drug stash in the basement of a house in Atlanta. There they were very badly treated.
Leo found a wound on his nose, which came from the fact that he was sitting in a very small cage.
Collar Ball never filmed and did not weaken, so that he began to grow into the skin as a bear growth.
All three were sent to a shelter "Noah's Ark" - a non-profit organization, located south of Atlanta.
They gradually returned to normal life and good health.
Time to play!
Rangers tried to give shelter to animals on a separate cage, when they started to grow
But after the separation, all three became lethargic, apathetic and no longer eat normally.
They were soon reunited, and since then, they were inseparable.
Trio MLT will celebrate his 13th birthday on June 21 party in the "Noah's Ark"!
Leo and Sher Khan.
Baloo and Leo.
Balu, Sherkhan and Leo.
The trio live in spacious enclosures 1, 01 hectares, and they even have a "chalet" (in the background) to rest
Again the games!
After a careful observation of the trinity for four years orphanage caretakers finally decided to open their cage to the public
cute, is not it?
The three are still inseparable.
They play, sleep and eat in the same enclosure.
This is the only case in the world where three large predators living in such close proximity to each other.
It's time to eat!
Kiss and vkusnuypirogek the same time!
Leo - a baby! In a sense, this kitten!
Time to take a bath.
Leo and Sher Khan.
These three are often seen to caress and care and love towards each other. Here it is, true friendship!