The photo released by Cambodia’s Ministry of Environment shows the male lion being confiscated. Photo: AFP
The photo released by Cambodia’s Ministry of Environment shows the male lion being confiscated. Photo: AFP
Cambodia

Cambodian police confiscate pet lion after Chinese owner shared TikTok video

  • The 18-month-old male, which weighed 70kg, had been imported from overseas by the owner to be raised in his Phnom Penh villa
  • ‘The lion’s canine teeth had been removed, along with its claws, which drastically reduces a lion’s quality of life,’ conservation group said

Topic |   Cambodia
The photo released by Cambodia’s Ministry of Environment shows the male lion being confiscated. Photo: AFP
The photo released by Cambodia’s Ministry of Environment shows the male lion being confiscated. Photo: AFP
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