Outrage after escaped lion shot dead in Belgium

FILE PHOTO : A female Asian lion is seen next to a cubs in the Planckendael zoo in Mechelen, Belgium March 30, 2016. REUTERS/Yves Herman/File Photo

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – A lion escaped its enclosure at a Belgian zoo on Thursday and was shot dead by police after attempts to sedate the animal failed, the zoo said, drawing sharp criticism from animal rights groups and politicians. The lion managed to free itself from its enclosure at Planckendael Zoo north of Brussels early […]

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