Lion cub kept in Shymkent hotel taken to zoo
Photo from polisia.kz
The lion cub, which was kept in one of the hotels in Shymkent, was taken to the zoo, Kazpravda.kz refers to Polisia.kz reporting.
The investigation, established the whereabouts of the lion cub, and it was then safely handed over to the zoo staff.
It was earlier reported that on January 19, a video with a lion cub in a hotel was posted on Instagram.
On January 20, a pre-trial investigation was launched on the allegations of "unlawful treatment of rare and endangered, and also prohibited plant or animal species, their parts or derivatives."
The circumstances of the incident are being investigated.