Lotje shows her cubs who's wearing the pants in the house. In other words, always respect your mother.
Junior is traveling with his mother Lotje. He is being taught the rules of survival and to respect your elders. He always has to wait for Lotje's permission to eat at the feeder.
According to Lotje, Spotje is now old enough to find her own space and own food. She is still looking for a suitable place and in the meantime visits the feeder occasionally. Always cautious and for her own safety stay in a tree until the coast is clear.
Lotje always takes care of her cubs. Protecting them from danger and teach them the art of survival, but that does not mean that she goes soft on her cubs. From time to time she lets them know who is the boss and teach them to obey and respect her.
If Spotje is seen at the feeder by Lotje, she is chased away. For Junior's safety. In the video below you can see that Spotje is being chased away by Lotje. Junior a bit confused starts eating, without his mother permission. Of course this means that Lotje is not happy with her stubborn cub. Watch and enjoy this family 'reunion'.
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