Unable To Feed, Zookeeper Places Lion Cubs Up For Sale

Unable To Feed, Zookeeper Puts Lion Cubs Up For Sale

The animals are up on the market at $5,000 every (AFP)

Gaza Metropolis, Palestinian Territories:  The proprietor of a non-public zoo within the impoverished Gaza Strip has put three lion cubs up on the market, saying he can now not afford to feed them. 

Mohammad Ahmad Jumaa took to social media to promote the animals at three,500 Jordanian dinars ($5,000) every.

“Due to the unhealthy financial scenario and the problem of discovering food and drinks (for the animals), I used to be compelled to place up on the market three cubs born round a month in the past,” he stated.

He stated he wanted the cash to pay for the maintenance of the remainder of his delight — two male and three feminine lions. 

Jumaa, who has owned the animal park in Rafah on the border with Egypt for 23 years, stated feeding his animals prices round $345 a month.

He had named the cubs Palestine, Al-Quds (Jerusalem in Arabic), and Erdogan (after Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan).

He had obtained calls in regards to the advert on Fb however had not up to now offered any of the cubs.

In 2016, a tiger, two turtles, two eagles, two porcupines, a pelican, an emu and a deer had been transferred from a dilapidated Gaza zoo to new properties in South Africa, Jordan and Israel.

Many different animals died due to poor situations because the homeowners ran out of cash within the enclave hit by three wars with Israel since 2008 and a decade-long Israeli blockade.

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