Marcus the Lion cub lives with his pride in the Karoo Dens. His father is the leader of the Great Karoo Pride and the King of the Karoo Desert. Marcus hopes to grow up to be just like his father. He is seen as the leader of the group and named the group his Little Karoo Pride, or the Little Karoos. Marcus is always working on his roar. He hopes that one day his roar will be as intimidating and commanding as his father’s.