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Russia: Lioness found on Moscow-bound train finally finds a home02:31

Russia: Lioness found on Moscow-bound train finally finds a home

Russian Federation, Moscow
October 2, 2015 at 17:54 GMT +00:00 · Published

A lioness called 'Cleopatra', who was discovered by police after she was transported illegally by train from Saint-Petersburg to Moscow in the beginning of 2014, has finally found a home at the Moscow Region Center for exotic cats, Friday.

To transfer the animal to its new place, veterinarians injected it with a sleeping solution and then placed it in a cage for further transportation to the new place. The move was made in the back part of a lorry.

"Cleopatra" was a two-month old cub when she was found by the police while searching a train. It had several wounds by this time, allegedly caused by its trainers. The Department of Natural Resources of Moscow put the lioness in the center for temporary stay of animals, where she spent one year and nine months until the criminal case was closed and a permanent residence for her was found.

Russia: Lioness found on Moscow-bound train finally finds a home02:31
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A lioness called 'Cleopatra', who was discovered by police after she was transported illegally by train from Saint-Petersburg to Moscow in the beginning of 2014, has finally found a home at the Moscow Region Center for exotic cats, Friday.

To transfer the animal to its new place, veterinarians injected it with a sleeping solution and then placed it in a cage for further transportation to the new place. The move was made in the back part of a lorry.

"Cleopatra" was a two-month old cub when she was found by the police while searching a train. It had several wounds by this time, allegedly caused by its trainers. The Department of Natural Resources of Moscow put the lioness in the center for temporary stay of animals, where she spent one year and nine months until the criminal case was closed and a permanent residence for her was found.

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