Big cat caught by team trained in handling predatory animals following complaints from neighbours
Sharjah: A lioness was seized from a home in Al Qarain area of the city.
The animal was seized by the The Environment and Protected Areas Authority (EPAA) in collaboration with Sharjah Police and the Municipality.
A specialised EPAA team trained in handling and dealing with predatory animals went to the house and caught the lioness, said Hana Saif Al Suwaidi, director of the authority.
She said the authority had received 60 complaints over the past few months from residents concerned about dangerous animals living in nearby homes.