The images of these two felines have shocked people all over the world.
© Joop Van Der Linde / NdutuLodge/Panthera/KopelLion
The normal thing for this lioness to do would have been to kill the little leopard, as it's a species that competes with her own in the hunt for food.
However, she not only didn't harm him, but she fed him as if he were her own!
Feline behavior experts affirm that "adoptions" of this sort, between these two species in particular, had never been seen before.