Xanda's father, Cecil, was an iconic figure at Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park. But it was his death last July that catapulted him to worldwide fame.
Sam Mushandu, a guide at Hwange's Linkwasha camp, estimates Cecil's grandcubs are nearly 4 months old now.
"[Mushandu] watched them for about an hour as the lioness was feeding on a young wildebeest while the kids were chasing jackals away," Bestic notes. "The mother eventually left the carcass and there was an interesting interaction between [the cubs and] black-backed jackals and vultures."
Cecil was killed by a crossbow-wielding American dentist on holiday - reportedly with $50,000 to spare. And not a penny's worth of compassion.
However, the 13-year-old lion's ignominious end resonated worldwide as a glaring indictment of the trophy hunting industry.
Walter Palmer had tracked the dying animal for days. Ultimately, Cecil's life ended not with a roar, but a selfie.
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