1. Conservationist Kevin Richardson, also known as the Lion Whisperer, wanted to film a PSA about lion conservation for World Lion Day on Aug. 10. But his furry friend Tau felt like interjecting with a few comments of his own.
Plus the cutest flop ever.
3. “It turns out Tau is also very passionate about lion conservation!” says the caption on the YouTube video.
According to the summary:
The Kevin Richardson Wildlife Sanctuary’s mission is to provide a self-sustaining African carnivore sanctuary for the purposes of wild species preservation through education, awareness and funding, especially pertaining to the rapid decline of large carnivores in Africa due to habitat loss, human-predator conflict, unscrupulous hunting, disease and their illegal trade.
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