Watch: Lion Cub Spotted in Backseat of Car in Pakistan, Viral Video Sparks Outrage

Viral Video of Lion Cub in Car Raises Concerns About Exploitation
Unexpected Encounter with Lion Cub in Pakistan Sparks Debate

The internet is in a frenzy after a video surfaced showing a lion cub casually sprawled out in the backseat of a car driving through Pakistan. The unexpected encounter has left netizens both awestruck and deeply troubled, sparking important conversations about animal welfare and wildlife conservation in the region.

A Cub on the Loose:

The now-viral video, filmed in the Dera Ghazi Khan district of Punjab, Pakistan, opens with a car’s rear window rolled down. To the utter surprise of the passengers, a tiny lion cub, no bigger than a housecat, can be seen perched regally on the backseat, seemingly unfazed by the moving vehicle.

The cub, estimated to be around 3-4 months old, playfully swats at the car’s interior and even lets out a few adorable, yet slightly unnerving, growls. While the passengers appear amused by the encounter, their laughter is laced with a hint of nervousness as they realize the potential danger of having a wild animal loose in their car.

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The video, capturing over 98,000 views and 2,000 likes, has ignited a storm of reactions on Instagram. Many expressed outrage and concern, questioning the individuals’ irresponsible behavior and highlighting the cub’s vulnerability. Comments like “Extremely wrong!” and “Spare him. He deserves to be with his family in the forest” echo the sentiment of a majority who see the situation as unacceptable.

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Outrage and Concern:

The video has since gone viral, garnering millions of views and igniting heated discussions on social media. Many netizens expressed outrage at the irresponsible behavior of the individuals involved, criticizing them for putting the cub and themselves at risk.

Unanswered Questions:

The circumstances surrounding the incident remain shrouded in mystery. It is unknown how the cub ended up in the car, how long it was there, or what happened to it after the video was filmed. The local wildlife department has launched an investigation to determine the source of the cub and ensure its safety.