This picture of a butterfly landing on a lion was taken by photographer Kerry Snider. He says “This was taken at the Wild Animal Park in San Diego. I caught him at the end of a yawn. The expression was perfect for adding the butterfly.”
Lion spirit animal, symbol of personal strength and courage The lion spirit animal is generally associated with a representation of personal strength. If the lion appears powerful to you, its presence as a spirit guide can be interpreted as a positive representation of your self-confidence or personal power. As such, lions point to qualities of strength, courage, assertiveness.