When you think of a lion, what comes to mind? Do you sing "Hakuna Matata" to yourself? Or do you think of a lion hunting in a nature documentary?

Both are correct answers. When we think about non-animated lions, many people assume they are vicious and mean.

I do not believe those are the defining characteristics of a lion. Here is some proof.

Animal Sanctuaries in Colorado

There are many great animal sanctuaries in Colorado. The Wild Animal Sanctuary in Keenesburg is one of the best.

It is obvious when you look at their social media that the animals are comfortable and happy.

One video, that recently went viral, might even change your perception of lions.

Cutest Lion Video You Will Ever See


The Wild Sanctuary shared a video from their Keenesburg facility that has gone viral. The facility said that the lion, Leo II, was enjoying his day at their facility.

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It's obvious that the lion is comfortable and happy. A commenter asked where the lion was rescued from. The Wild Sanctuary said that the lion was rescued from a roadside zoo.

The Comment That Says It Perfectly

One Instagram user said that cats act like cats at any size. That's incredibly true. Just look at this video.

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This video reminds me of my cats Ringo and Memphis on their cat tower. Either that or playing with a new Amazon box.


The animals are having a great time at The Wild Animal Sanctuary in Keenesburg. This video of a bear will make you giggle no matter what kind of mood you are in.

Look: Lions at Denver Zoo Prove That All Cats Love Boxes

Look at the lions at the Denver Zoo playing with a ton of boxes. These pictures of Denver Zoo lions prove that all cats love boxes.

Gallery Credit: Alicia Selin

This Local Colorado Mexican Restaurant Is One Of The Best

After opening in 2008, Las Palmeras Mexican Restaurant has become one of the area's very best locally-owned places to get delicious, and authentic Mexican food. We found this place by accident years ago while driving hungry down Main Street in Longmont and have been regulars ever since. The owner, the staff, the food, and the drinks are all top notch and that's what makes this one of Colorado's top choices for delicious Mexican food.

Gallery Credit: Big Rob TSM

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