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Regardless of language, culture, distance, or species, there are no boundaries in friendship. Wildlife enthusiast Valentin Gruener has an acquaintance whose mere opening of her mouth to say “Hello!” would likely paralyze many with fear. Val can affirm with certainty that his dearest friend is a lion named Sirga.
Sirga is a lioness who enjoys snuggling with her human parent, Valentin. The Modisa Wildlife Project, which is currently operating in Botswana’s Kalahari, was co-founded by Valentin Gruener. Additionally, he is an environmentalist at heart. When Sirga was only a few days old, this extraordinary individual began rearing her.
Sirga began learning how to survive in the wilderness at the age of three. Valentin was instructing her on how to hunt. Sirga had only been abandoned by her parents for a few days when Valentin discovered her. She only weighed 4 pounds. After the death of her siblings, her parents abandoned her, leaving her to fend for herself. She would have perished if Valentin and his men had not discovered her in the countryside.
Val recalls the story of their prior encounter. “It began 10 years ago when Sirga’s mother stopped feeding her and I had to raise her by hand.”
Despite her size, she is always pleasant and kind. I am the only individual who interacts with her. It would be dangerous for those who do not know her.”