This looks like the beginning of a squeedorable friendship!
Squeeeeee! Knowing that Koalas are capable of flopping their ears when they're tickled just took them to the next level of squee! I could watch this all day... maybe I will.
Watching this brave man snuggle that velvety fur and floofy mane, it's easy to forget how ferocious lions can be. Looks like just another big, affectionate kitty!