Zinzi was brought in at just one day old when Marcell realised her mother was refusing to feed her a harsh reality of nature that could have meant the end of adorable Zinzi.
But almost as soon as the lion had moved in to the home, near Sun City, South Africa, Mr Tournier quickly realised he wasn't Zinzi's only fan.
Lively two-year-old Meerkat instantly took a shine to his new playmate.
Amazingly Bob began following his much bigger friend day and night and would even snuggle in at nap time.
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