Aryeh, an 11 month old boy who went to Zoo Atlanta with his grandfather dressed up as a lion, he got to see a real, live one face to face!

Aryeh means “lion” in Hebrew, and it’s obvious he loves these magnificent creatures. Aryeh went right up to the glass to get a closer look, and when he reached out to put his fingers on the window, on the other side, a big lion put up his paws.

Watch the video below!