Lion cub left on street

2009-07-26 09:21

Moscow - A lion cub was left in a wooden cage on Saturday in the heart of Moscow, and authorities were trying to locate the owner of the animal, Interfax news agency reported.

Weighing about 50kg, the lion was found in the courtyard of an apartment building, the agency said, citing a police official.

Police planned to contact Moscow's zoo so specialists in handling such animals could be dispatched.