Oct 24, 2018

Lion cub found in Paris apartment in France

A 30-year-old man has been arrested after a lion cub was discovered in an apartment the suburbs of Paris.

According to French media, police were alerted after the suspect tried to sell the six-week-old female for €10,000 ($11,470, £8,835).

He was discovered hiding in a cupboard at a neighbour's home on Tuesday, while the cub was found on a child's bed.

The animal is said to be in good health and has been handed to wildlife authorities.

According to Le Parisien, the suspect has previous convictions for theft.

(BBC News)