The young lion found in the Moscow street contraband carried to Ukraine
On Saturday Moscow the young lion has alarmed. With a beast someone has left a cage on the area of three stations. Passers-by have called militia. By the night the owner appeared and has explained: caught the truck, carries 50 - kilogramme 10 - monthly Archibalda from the Omsk menagerie to Kaluga where create a zoo at the Children`s rehabilitation centre. Documents on the cat were as it should be, and militiamen of a predator have released (“ In the centre of Moscow have lost a young lion “) .
And next day the Belgorod customs officers on Russian - the Ukrainian border examined a train St.-Petersburg - Sevastopol. In platform have come across a huge box with the window closed by a lattice. In it someone loudly pottered about and snuffled...
is who there at you? - Have taken an interest at guides.
- Yes a dog! - so the passenger has told.
Customs officers have glanced in a window and have sighed: the African young lion looked at them! As it was found out, that - Archibald.
- the Owner - the Muscovite long and willingly told, how strongly loves animals, helps various Russian zoos, gives consultations, - Elena Shljahova, the employee tells a press - services of the Belgorod customs. - only documents on export from Russia the young lion at it was not. Has shown any delayed veterinary certificates on servala.
Serval - too the big cat, but is not left in any way. In the end - the ends the passenger “ has broken up “: has told that has bought a young lion in Omsk for the Ukrainian menagerie. But instead of contracts on transportation and transfer of an animal only the baggage receipt. Has paid for transportation of a dog, and explorers and did not begin to check - a leah few dogs in trains travels every day!
- Counted on a carelessness... - the owner of the tsar of beasts has looked down.
now against the fan of animals will file criminal charges under article “ contraband “ (till seven years of prison). And customs officers while have lodged a young lion in a local zoo. By the way, it is not bodily collected nearly from such here animals - “ illegal immigrants “.
And in Omsk a zoo assert that have passed a young lion for the Kaluga menagerie quite lawfully. Though and reluctantly. Simply there was nothing to feed a beast. Even money for road to Kaluga the whole world collected...