Authorities find lion cub in a box at Mexican airport

(WEHT)- Authorities in Mexico say they found a lion cub in a wooden box with breathing holes while inspecting packages arriving at an airport.

Officials say that while the the box had a document similar to a receipt attached to it, the cub did not have proper documentation or a microchip to identify the species. The lion cub was later turned over to an officer from the federal public ministry.

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(This story was originally published on April 4, 2020)

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