An animal rights group in Lebanon is caring for three dehydrated, maggot-infested Siberian tiger cubs that were rescued on their way to a zoo in neighbouring war-ravaged Syria.
Animals Lebanon said yesterday that its members rescued the cubs earlier this week after they had spent more than a week cooped up inside a cramped crate in “unacceptable” conditions at the Beirut airport.
The cubs flew into Lebanon from Ukraine on March 7 and were supposed to travel on to a zoo in neighbouring Syria.
Instead, due to apparent confusion about their travel arrangements, they spent a week inside the wooden crate at the …read more
Source: Gulf times