Orphaned And Burned Mountain Lion Cub Rescued By Hero Firefighter

A hero firefighter on a mission to extinguish the Californian wildfires rescued a lone mountain lion baby that had been badly burned.

The little male cub, who was only 4 to 6 weeks of age was then brought to be cared for by the Oakland Zoo. It weighed only 3.75 pounds.

According to the zoo, after the firefighter found the injured baby, it was given to California’s Department of Fish and Wildlife, which asked the zoo for its help in caring for it.

Zoo employees said the baby was severely burned, especially its paws. Its little whiskers were also burned off and his eyes were badly irritated.