Why I Love Oleg Zubkov … And Taigan … And Tarzan

King: photo by Pradeep Aradhya

You ever thump a full grown lion? With affection … and friendship even?

There is only one human on earth who does that. Regularly. To about 80 tawny hellcats. He does not bat an eyelid if they are stripped or spotted or maned or murderous looking. That’s right. Its Oleg Zubkov from Crimea at his slowly getting-ever-more-famous Taigan Safari Park!