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These heartwarming pictures show two playful cubs putting their best paws forward for a spot of lion dancing.

Swiping their claws before pouncing forward, the duo move around their 'dancefloor' with a sort of hap-hazard grace at the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania.


At one point the pair stand up on their back legs and touch paws - almost as though they're about to start a ballroom dance.


Strictly cub dancing: Two playful lions dance together, swiping their paws and pouncing forward in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania


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Moves: One of the cubs stands on his back legs while the other watches on slightly cautiously

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Roar routine? One cub stands while the other reaches up to place its paws on its partners - perhaps getting ready to ballroom dance

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Paw performance: One of the cubs looks terrified as its partner takes a run-up. Perhaps the duo were about to try out a gymnastic lift

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Taking a break? Clearly exhausted by the arduous routine, one of the cubs takes a little rest while its partner, still eager to continue, waits patiently

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Perfect partners: The images were taken by wildlife photographer Win van den Heever, 41, who spent two weeks waiting for the shots of the cubs

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Shall we dance? Meanwhile, two older female lions practise their routine in Greater Kruger National Park, South Africa

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