These incredible images shows, how bond between a man and his pride of big cats. A pride of African lions and the world distinguished “Lion Whisperer” Kevin Richardson have become the likely stars of a glossy Mercedes-Benz advertising campaign. The majestic animals climb onto the bonnet of a Mercedes SUV in his wildlife sanctuary in Pretoria South Africa. In the playful photo series, photographer Adrian Steirn is being busy to raise awareness of the plight of animals in the Africa. His main aim is to take a single picture which shows what legacy we will leave for our future generations. Therefore, in one photo Kevin Richardson wrestling comfortable with two fully grown lions. The 36 years old photographer hearing a 2 tonne jeep creak and move and observe the dents in the car that the lion had left behind.

It was extremely unbelievable experience and fascinates to see the size of their paws. The lions were off to jump onto the vehicle, how acrobatic animals they are. Kevin Richardson is a conservationist and founder of wildlife sanctuary, brought millions their fans into discussion about lion conversation. He has now more than 30 lions and have an intimate bond with his cats. His best practice to use love, understanding and trust to develop bonds with animals. Although, he has shown his skills in several documentaries mainly focus in relationship with the animals. He wanted to show the plight of lions both in captivity and in the wild.

Sterin the photographer is extremely bewildered with the relationship between Kevin’s and big cats. He put his soul and heart into lion conversation, show their massive value to our world in this ways was a great opportunity. The lions weren’t wild but habituated lions with huge carnivores. They are extremely big animals so a natural fear absolutely in my heart, and I was very well aware of them because things can go wrong very quickly with the lions. They’ve finished their worked within 48 hours in Pretoria Welgedacht Private Game Reserve. These days, lions numbers are significantly decreasing and current population roughly fall in to 20,000 only as compare to 100,000 in the early 1990’s.

The photographer gets up close and personal with the animal from within a cage

The photographer gets up close and personal with the animal from within a cage

Kevin uses love, understanding and trust to develop personal bonds with the lions

Kevin uses love, understanding and trust to develop personal bonds with the lions

Kevin lounges on the grass next to the lion, who is soon to be a star of a billboard campaign

Kevin lounges on the grass next to the lion, who is soon to be a star of a billboard campaign

Kevin has presented and produced several documentaries that detail his relationships with the animals and highlight the plight of lions both in captivity and in the wild

Kevin has presented and produced several documentaries that detail his relationships with the animals and highlight the plight of lions both in captivity and in the wild

Adrian Steirn photographs the animals from within the car, while the lion leaps on the bonnet

Adrian Steirn photographs the animals from within the car, while the lion leaps on the bonnet

A pride of lions from a wildlife sanctuary have become the unlikely stars of a campaign with Mercedes Benz

A pride of lions from a wildlife sanctuary have become the unlikely stars of a campaign with Mercedes Benz

A lioness prowls across the bonnet of the car as two other members of the pride hover nearby

A lioness prowls across the bonnet of the car as two other members of the pride hover nearby

A lion perches on top of the Mercedes SUV as photographer Adrian Steirn takes its photo from inside the vehicle

A lion perches on top of the Mercedes SUV as photographer Adrian Steirn takes its photo from inside the vehicle

Kevin and Adrian had 48 hours to conceptualise and shoot the perfect shot for a billboard depicting the plight of Africaís lions and their future

Kevin and Adrian had 48 hours to conceptualise and shoot the perfect shot for a billboard depicting the plight of Africaís lions and their future

A lion looks broodingly on from a stream edge as a fire smoulders in the dry grass

A lion looks broodingly on from a stream edge as a fire smoulders in the dry grass

A lion is pictured lounging on top of a Mercedes during the photo shoot with wildlife photographer Adrian Steirn

A lion is pictured lounging on top of a Mercedes during the photo shoot with wildlife photographer Adrian Steirn

A close-up picture of the lioness inspecting the car closely, her markings clearly displayed on her hind legs

A close-up picture of the lioness inspecting the car closely, her markings clearly displayed on her hind legs

The pride of lions live with world-renowned Lion Whisperer Kevin Richardson at his wildlife sanctuary in Pretoria, South Africa

The pride of lions live with world-renowned Lion Whisperer Kevin Richardson at his wildlife sanctuary in Pretoria, South Africa

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