A Little Boy And Lion Cub
The little boy with the big cat: Heartwarming photos show life behind the
scenes at Australia's biggest animal circus
- Three-year-old Braxton West-Smith is the latest member of Stardust Circus
- The trainee lion tamer travels across Australia with his family and animals
Some children have a little pet cat - but Braxton West-Smith has a little big
cat to play with.
- But there are increasing calls in the country to ban animal acts in circuses
The three-year-old trainee lion tamer is of the latest generation to join
Australia's family-run Stardust Circus.
His best furry friend is an African lion cub called Zimbi, who will one day take
his place under the lights of the big top too.