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State of Palestine: See how Gazans take their LIONS for a walk!01:29

State of Palestine: See how Gazans take their LIONS for a walk!

Palestinian Territory, Occupied, Gaza
June 17, 2015 at 20:53 GMT +00:00 · Published

Saad Eldeen Al-Jamal and his son took their two pet lion cubs for a stroll through the streets of Gaza City, Wednesday. Dozens of local residents followed them onto the beach where they gathered round to take photographs and ruffle the animals' fur. The female lion is named Mona, the male - Alex.

Al-Jamal, who lives with his family in the Al-Shabora refugee camp in southern Gaza, purchased the two lions from an impoverishd zoo in Gaza at the start of the year. The family raise the cubs in a three-room apartment with their four children.

State of Palestine: See how Gazans take their LIONS for a walk!01:29
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Saad Eldeen Al-Jamal and his son took their two pet lion cubs for a stroll through the streets of Gaza City, Wednesday. Dozens of local residents followed them onto the beach where they gathered round to take photographs and ruffle the animals' fur. The female lion is named Mona, the male - Alex.

Al-Jamal, who lives with his family in the Al-Shabora refugee camp in southern Gaza, purchased the two lions from an impoverishd zoo in Gaza at the start of the year. The family raise the cubs in a three-room apartment with their four children.