Lion cubs raised as pets on Gaza rooftop

The 75-day-old male and female cubs, Fathy and Filisteen (Palestine), have become playthings for bored neighbors of their owner, bakery owner Naseem Abu Jamea, though animal experts expressed concern on hearing of the situation.

"It is my hobby, I was attached to them and I love to have them," Abu Jamea, 27, told Reuters on Wednesday (November 11). "I hope one day I can have my own zoo."

Abu Jamea said he got the cubs from a local zoo but declined to give further details.

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