The Pride of a Lion: What one pride can teach us about survival, fear and family

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The Pride of a Lion: What one pride can teach us about survival, fear and family Author: Format: Paperback / softback First Published: Published By: Yellow Pear Press
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Pages: 224 Illustrations and other contents: b/w photos thoroughout; 40 Illustrations, unspecified Language: English ISBN: 9781684811663 Categories: , , , ,

What One Pride Can Teach Us About Survival, Fear, and Family Discover the true survival story of how K’wasi the lion cub overcame unimaginable odds, was saved and nurtured by his adopted mother and family, fathered his own son Atlas, and grew into a magnificent star of Lion Country Safari. Documented by Ron Magill. K’wasi’s story is told by world renowned wildlife expert, photographer, and Zoo Miami’s “Goodwill Ambassador”, Ron Magill who documented and photographed every stage of K’wasi’s remarkable roller coaster life. A survival story of grit and resilience. The story of K’wasi the lion cub is one of heartbreak, adoption, fear, and family. He was born to his mother Asha at Zoo Miami in late 2013 and gained nationwide attention as an incredibly cute lion cub. In March 2014, he was orphaned when his mother Asha tragically died. K’wasi’s remarkable journey takes him from the untimely death of his mother to redefining what it means to be in a pride, and most importantly, what it means to have a family. Animals have feelings too. Society has only recently accepted the incredible emotional intelligence of dogs, pigs, and chimpanzees. But through K’wasi’s remarkable story, Ron Magill details how evolved the animal kingdom truly is-lions in particular. Funny, engaging, touching, and thrilling, The Pride of a Lion teaches us about family, resilience, and the meaning of life. In Ron Magill’s book find pictures captured during the many challenges K’wasi faced and overcame: As a young cub When his father and uncle fought over Asha his mother Being supplemented with milk because his mother did not produce enough When Jabare attacked and could have ended K’wasi’s life, until Kashifa his adopted mother saved him If you are a fan of The Lion King, or have read The Lion Tracker’s Guide to Life, The Soul of an Octopus, or The Good Good Pig, you will love Ron Magill’s The Pride of a Lion.

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Author Biography

Ron Magill has worked with wildlife for over 40 years. He is the host of HITN's national wildlife documentary program, Mundo Salvaje con Ron Magill. As Zoo Miami's "Goodwill Ambassador," he has made frequent television appearances on many programs including National Geographic Explorer, the Discovery Networks, the Today Show, Good Morning America, The Late Show, CBS This Morning, Dateline, and CNN, as well as on Spanish networks Univision and Telemundo. In addition, he has written and produced many wildlife articles and award-winning photographs that have appeared in publications and galleries around the world. He has traveled extensively throughout Africa, Asia and tropical America while developing and directing conservation projects and Emmy-Award winning documentaries focusing on the wildlife of those regions. In addition to Zoo Miami and the Zoo Miami Foundation, Ron has worked with several children's charities with a special dedication to the Make-a-Wish Foundation where he helps to grant wishes for children facing life-threatening diseases. In addition, he is a regular speaker at schools and civic organizations throughout South Florida in hopes of inspiring our youth to follow their dreams while showing them the importance of protecting our world's wildlife for generations to come. Ron's proudest professional accomplishment is the establishment of the "Ron Magill Conservation Endowment" at the Zoo Miami Foundation. This endowment is the largest of its kind at the zoo and provides tens of thousands of dollars annually to wildlife conservation by providing annual scholarships as well as supporting field conservation projects designed to protect wildlife in the wild areas where it is naturally found.