You won’t believe what the maternal instinct of a lioness can make her do!

After falling from a steep vertical cliff, a lion cub is crying out for help.

Fortunately, his mother hears him and comes to his rescue with the help for three other lionesses and a lion.

The mom puts her life on the line to rescue her son before he falls down to a certain death. Maternal instinct is a real thing even for the most dangerous animals. Motherly love…

A lioness gets to the edge of a cliff as she hears her cub crying out for help.

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Four lionesses look over the edge before aborting their rescue mission because of the sheer drop.

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The mother scrambles down the cliff to reach her endangered cub.

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She locks him in her jaws and makes her way back up the cliff.

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No scolding for this cub. The mother gives him a lick to say that all is well.

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This dramatic rescue, captured by wildlife photographer Jean-Francois Largot, was played out in Kenya’s Masai Mara game reserve. And a lot of humans could take note of what this lioness did for her cub. It’s unconditional love.

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