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As many of you know, this week’s Grey's Anatomy (Season 8, Episode 18: “The Lion Sleeps Tonight”) will have a furry guest star: an actual roaring lion. In this sneak peek, Meredith (Ellen Pompeo), Derek (Patrick Dempsey), and Zola are out for a casual drive when said lion appears in front of their car. Like he’s out for a casual stroll.

One of the most interesting parts of this sneak peek, however, isn’t the lion. It’s Derek’s revealing details about the dream house he’s been working on for so long. He mentions “tiles in the master bedroom suite,” and French doors that “open out to the deck.” Sounds positively dreamy.

We also love Meredith’s voiceover: “We have a phrase in the operating room: don’t pet the lion.”

Check out the clip below.

Credit: YouTube Photo: Grey's Anatomy Season 8, Episode 18 Sneak Peek: MerDerZol Spot a Lion (VIDEO)

Grey’s Anatomy returns with an all-new episode on Thursday, April 5 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.

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