When German photographer Julia Marie Werner discovered a scruffy homeless canine attempting to find scraps of meals in her storage in Spain, she fell in love with him instantly. Whereas different individuals noticed nothing however a homeless mutt, she noticed a courageous little lion, and she or he now desires the world to share her imaginative and prescient with this heartwarming sequence of pictures.
“He already appeared like Simba to me,” Julia instructed . “And I’m an enormous Lion King Fan. A good friend of mine had some material left over so one afternoon we stitched the mane collectively.”
The lovable canine mannequin is known as Tschikko Leopold von Werner, and the mission known as Grossstadtlowe, which implies “Large Metropolis Lion”. And as you possibly can see from these photos, he actually does seem like the king of the (city) jungle!
“At first he was very insecure,” mentioned Julia. “Somebody who is aware of rather a lot about canine instructed me one of the best factor is “working“ with him and instructing him some tips. He loves leaping on issues and utilizing the mane. The image are each a recreation and teamwork between us.”
Julia believes that Tschikko was left to fend for himself after being thrown from a automobile in Spain. He’s come a great distance since then, not simply emotionally but additionally geographically, as after deciding to undertake him Julia introduced Tschikko again to dwell along with her in Germany.
“All people takes photos of him,” mentioned Julia. “Little youngsters typically ask me if he’s an actual lion!”