This adorable little lion cub attempting to roar just like his dad, will melt your heart.

In this video, the cute lion cub tries to roar several times but to no avail.

On his first attempt, he seems to surprise himself by the faint squeak that comes out of his mouth. But the trooper doesn’t give up that easily, he tries and tries again roaring in two other directions – only to get the same result.

Check it out, it’s so adorable! If this cute little fella doesn’t cheer you up we don’t know what will!