Legally, India does not allow private ownership of endangered species including Tigers.
Ownership of tigers is forbidden unless the person has a certificate of ownership for a wild animal he or she was already in possession on or before the commencement of the wildlife protection law, which was enacted in 1972.
Can I have a lion as a pet in India?
As per the Wild Life (protection) Act 1972, no one can keep lion or tiger cub in India. Here is the Dubai’s Prince play with his pets Lion and Tiger.
How much does a lion cub cost?
So, a lion cub costs around $350,000.
Can you have a lion cub as a pet?
Tigers and lions are surprisingly easy and inexpensive to purchase as pets. While import and interstate trade are prohibited, they are available in many states from captive breeders. This means it is possible to own a large and powerful carnivore whether or not you are equipped to properly care for them.
How much does a lion cub cost in South Africa?
A white lion cub bought on the black market could set you back R50 000, according to sources in the booming industry, while a Bengal tiger can cost R20 000.