Police officers patrolling Paris’s Champs-Élysées received reports of a lion cub in a luxury car.
On stopping the green Lamborghini, officers discovered the driver taking pictures with the animal.
The 33-year-old man reportedly insisted it was “just a cat”, but was arrested.
The female cub, said to be named “Putin” and about two and a half months old, has been taken to an animal shelter run by the NGO “30 Millions d’Amis”.
Last month another cub was discovered in an apartment in the Paris suburbs.
Source BBC News