Residents panic as lion roams free in Saudi’s Al-Khobar region

    19 Oct 2021

    A lion was found roaming the streets in eastern Saudi Arabia on October 12. A lioness was spotted strolling down the streets of the Saudi city of Al Khobar, in the Kingdom’s Eastern Region, local media reported.



    Videos circulating online caused panic among residents of Al-Khobar, who waited for the National Centre for the Development of Wildlife to come and deal with the situation.



    Upon arrival, authorities seized the lion without causing any harm to the animal. They managed to sedate it so that they could move it to the center’s shelter for wild animals, where the animal is under the care of specialists.


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