• Man's 'Lion King' duet with donkey goes viral

    By: Ann Smajstrla, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

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    A South Carolina man recorded himself singing the iconic opening to "The Lion King" while joined by an unlikely singing partner ... a donkey.

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    In a video posted to Facebook, Travis Kinley records himself singing the opening lyrics of "The Circle of Life." As he bellows, a donkey steps into the frame and begins loudly braying.


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    "Did the Lion King opening and Nathan (the donkey) joined in with me!" Kinley wrote on Facebook. "I love this dude!"

    As of Saturday afternoon, the video had 1.1 million views and more than 33,000 shares.

    The first words of the song are in Zulu: "Nants ingonyama bagithi Baba Sithi uhm ingonyama."

    "Nants ingonyama bagithi baba Sithi uhhmm ingonyama Ingonyama Siyo Nqoba Ingonyama Ingonyama nengw’ enamabala."

    That translates to: "Here comes a lion, father. Oh yes, it's a lion.

    "Here comes a lion, father. Oh yes, it's a lion. A lion. We're going to conquer. A lion. A lion and a leopard come to this open place," according to Insider.com.


     

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