What would you do if a huge lioness jumped on you while you were swimming in a river? While I might not know what you would do, I do know that Kevin Richardson would love it! This man is known as the “lion whisperer” and the videos he shoots on his GoPro are both incredible and terrifying at the same time!
20. Kevin Richardson
The man we are seeing in this picture is none other than Kevin Richardson and as we can clearly tell, he is not afraid to be around lions. Keep reading to find out why he is so confident around these large beasts.
19. The Lion Whisperer
Kevin is a famous conservationist who has a reputation for being fearless. The man is not afraid to get close to lions and this is what helped him earn the nickname “the lion whisperer”.
18. Not Afraid
Despite lions being some of nature’s fierce predators, Kevin is brave enough to get close to them. However, this isn’t blind bravery and he has a good reason why he gets along with these animals. He sees them just as people and you won’t believe what he has to say about this.
17. Just Like People
“It’s just like humans. You can meet many, many people in your life, but there’s a very few that you actually connected wholeheartedly with”, said Kevin. Check out the next picture to find out what drives Kevin to get into amazing experiences with lions.
16. Noble Intentions
The reason Kevin gets into terrifying situations with lions and lionesses is that he wants to raise awareness. The man is a true conservationist and he is willing to put his life on the line for his principles. But the encounter that you’re about to see shook the internet!
15. Raising Awareness
The people who Kevin wants to influence the most are hunters. Hunters are killing lions just for the sport of it and he hopes that by raising awareness, hunters might think twice about pulling the trigger. You won’t belive what he decided to do one day.
14. Terrifying Experience
One day, Kevin decided to take things to the next level in hopes of making his GoPro viral and raising people’s awareness about lions and lionesses. However, some might say that Kevin put it all on the line!
13. Brilliant Idea
It all started when Kevin had the brilliant idea of mounting a GoPro camera on a lionesses’ back. To make things even more interesting, he strapped one to his helmet as well. But why is he doing this?
12. The Adventure Of A Lifetime
Kevin picked one of his favorite lionesses and mounted the GoPro camera on her back. Little did the lioness know, she was about to film one of Kevin’s most incredible adventure yet!
11. Lots Of GoPro Adventures
Kevin filmed lots of incredible GoPro movies with his animal friends before, but this one was a lot riskier than the others. You will be surprised to find out what Kevin wanted to do with the lioness.
10. To The River
Even though his friends advised him not to do this, Kevin headed straight for the river where he was planning to take a swim with the lioness and capture every moment on film. Let’s see how Kevin’s plan worked out.
Kevin got in the water, but the lioness was a bit hesitant. She was stalking him from the bushes. Seeing this, Kevin decided to get closer to her and this breathtaking thing happened next!
8. Talking To The Lioness
Kevin approached the lioness and started talking to her. Everyone who was around the river felt shivers going down their spine, but this was just a regular day in Kevin’s life. What do you think Kevin told the lioness?
7. Amazing Angle
As crazy as this might sound, Kevin told the lioness to jump in the water. This amazing angle shows us how the lioness prepares to jump. What do you think happened next? Did the animal jump or not?
Without giving it any second thought, the lioness lunged in the water. You won’t believe how amazing the next picture looks!!
5. Scary Moment
Can you imagine how scary it must be to have this huge lioness jumping on you like this? However, this didn’t scare Kevin at all and he stood still. What’s coming next will bring a smile to your face!
4. Just Like A Baby
Even though the lioness looked ferocious when she jumped on Kevin, she was now acting just like a baby! Isn’t this adorable?
3. Nothing To Be Feared
The lioness started licking Kevin’s face and this shows us that the man really didn’t have anything to fear. Kevin truly deserves his nickname as the lion whisperer, don’t you think?
Kevin and the lioness got out the water and they decided to chill out for a bit. I bet that the river’s water was refreshing and that the lioness loved swimming around with Kevin.
1. The Lion Pack
This picture shows us that Kevin has lots of lion friends and that they all like him. The coolest thing about it is how Kevin walks alongside the big alpha lion, something which most people wouldn’t even dream of doing.