This adorable lion cub trying to roar is anything but ferocious

/ Source: TODAY

Lions may be kings of the jungle, but even they have to start somewhere. Case in point: this adorable cub.

This littlest lion decided to try his hand at roaring like his fellow big cats. However, instead of a huge, scary roar, what comes out is actually the cutest and most innocent little squeak. It's the softest little sound that's more like a whimper than anything ferocious.

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This YouTube video captures this very sweet moment in the lion's life. It's no wonder it's received more than 500,000 views in just two days. Just take a look and you'll see why peoples hearts are melting for this cub.

It's hard to think that one day this adorable baby lion might just be king of the jungle!