Video footage presenting cub dodging motorway trafficking in human Qatari capital has inundated social media
A tiger has been spotted running through traffic in Doha, Qatar.
The footage, widely shared on social media, appears to show the cub, with a infringe chain attached to its collar dragging across the tarmac, weaving between autoes on the Doha motorway in the capital.
Stunned motorists seemed on as the predator prowls between vehicles, with one driver beeping the cornet of the car, which is audible in the 20 -second videoclip.
Though is not yet known where the tiger escaped from, local media have reported the endangered big cat appears to be an escaped pet.
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that it was following up on reports of the loose tiger but has not confirmed any further details.BTAG 4 TT
It wrote: We insure everyone that the authorities are following what has been circulating( on social media) considering a tiger being seen in specific areas of the country.
keeping tigers, lions and even cheetahs as pets. BTAG 6 TT
, which had been found in the Al Sakhama area north of Doha.
uncovered how Qatar Living, their home communities website, had peddled a young cheetah that had been sold for QR35, 000( US $9,600 ). Under Qatari law however, those available violating the law could face a prison sentence of six months and a fine.
The Caspian tiger once roamed central Asia but was recorded as extinct in the 1970 s.
Just 3,200 tigers exist in the wild, according to the World Wildlife Federation, with a loss of 97% of wild tigers in merely over a century.
Volunteers say stressed and confused child refugees are being housed in temporary shipping receptacles at demolished site
Charities in Calais have said that more than 1,000 infants remain in shipping containers in the demolished camp, with inadequate food and water supplies and no information provided about their future.
Alf Dubs, the Labour peer who introduced legislation perpetrating the UK to taking some of the more vulnerable infant refugees, said the governments handling of the situation was morally unacceptable.
Volunteers said the uncertainty was very distressing for the young people, who had been given temporary accommodation in the fenced-off container area of the site.
Children have no idea what is happening to them and volunteers equally dont know what to say and themselves are not allowed into the receptacles, said Josie Naughton, a co-founder of HelpRefugees. Very few adults seem to be inside the container camp to be responsible for this vast number of minors. The infants are incredibly stressed and confused.
She estimated that there were about 30 unaccompanied female teens, mostly under 15, the youngest of whom is understood to be 12.
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