An individual lion can never be domesticated.
Perhaps one can be tamed, but tame animals are non-domesticated.
Domestication is a specific process that takes generations of selective breeding to turn a wild animal into an easier and safer to handle domesticated animal.
Can Lions and tigers be tamed?
Tigers are not domesticated cats, nor should they be kept as pets, but many people still care for them as such. It’s problematic to consider keeping a tiger or any big cat as a pet, yet thousands are currently kept as pets—more than are left in the wild.
Do lions like to be petted?
Just like house cats, lions spend a huge amount of time every day licking themselves clean. It’s not just because they’re fastidious; they’re working to remove as much of their scent as possible (so prey won’t be able to smell when they’re downwind!).
Can Lions bond with humans?
Having worked with lions and tigers all my life, I’ve come to the conclusion they can have similar levels of affection for a human as might a dog. They enjoy working and learning new things. They’re happy to have you around and treat you as one of their own. But you always have to remember that they are wild animals.
Can Tigers love humans?
Many people love these felids and feel a great fascination for what they represent. Tigers are creatures that follow the instincts of their species and are not responsible for their behavior. But even as predators, they are known to be positively related to humans.
Are Lions loyal?
The lion will definitely kill the person who raised him since birth exactly because he is so loyal to him. Lions are nothing but big cats. They behave like one too.