Lion family adopts cub at Zoo Miami

  • One of the lion cubs takes a log break at Zoo Miami on Thursday. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Kashifa watches over the pride, including adopted son, Kwasi, second from the front, at Zoo Miami on Thursday. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Kashifa keeps an eye on her cubs at Zoo Miami. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Kwasi takes a bite of his adopted mother, Kashifa, on Thursday at Zoo Miami. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • A mother can never rest with rambunctious lion cubs running around. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Sigrid Noah of Gainesville gets a look at Kashifa and her five cubs as they make their debut Thursday at Zoo Miami. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF