Escaped Lion Spends Night in Jail Cell in South Africa

A lion that escaped a wildlife park and was captured weeks later spent the night in a South African jail cell, until authorities could send him back to the place he’s meant to call home.

  • Published 15 March 2019
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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A lion that escaped a wildlife park and was captured weeks later spent the night in a South African jail cell, until authorities could send him back to the place he’s meant to call home. Photos taken on Wednesday show the darted lion sprawled out in the cell, surrounded by onlookers. One police officer took advantage of the lion’s tranquilized state to take a selfie. The lion had escaped from the Karoo… Read at AP News