In this latest animal sighting, this millipede has the undivided attention of a group of sub-adult lions.
This sighting took place in the MalaMala Game Reserve, according to the Latest Sightings
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The pride consisted of two adult females and multiple young cubs. The lions were all pretty relaxed, close to a waterhole. Even the normally playful cubs were having an afternoon snooze.
Lions are nocturnal mammals. This means they will rest during the heat of the day and store energy for nighttime activities. Hunting, family bonding, and playtime usually take place when it’s cool.
This mostly happens in the late afternoon, nighttime, or early morning. However, that does not mean they will give up the opportunity to have fun if it presents itself during the day.
A small visitor appear in the middle of the pride – a millipede. Cats are curious animals. One of the cubs noticed this small creature moving along and moved closer to inspect the visitor. The reaction from this cub triggered a domino effect, and slowly all the little cubs made their way to this tiny millepede.
Eventually, one of the cubs decided to have a closer look, and as he went in for a little smell, he was unpleasantly surprised and moved off quite comically. That’s because millipedes have a small amount of cyanide, and perhaps the smell was too strange for the youngster
Millipede tries to climb on lions tail. Video: Latest Sighting.
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