In India, the private possession of endangered cats, including cheetahs, clouded leopards, fishing cats, golden cats, Indian lions, leopards, panthers, marbled cats, snow leopards, and tigers, is prohibited unless the person has a certificate of ownership for a wild animal he or she possessed at the commencement of the
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.
Can I buy a lion cub in India?
You can approach the Local Zoo authorities in your area if you are an Indian resident, and Request The Wildlife Authorities or Zoo Authorities of India that you would like to Adopt a Lion or Lioness (Male or Female) Lion cub as per your preference like The Asiatic or African Species of Lions is of your choice.
How can I buy a lion?
Lions can be purchased at exotic animal auctions or from private breeders. Before you buy one, check your city and state regulations on lions. You may have to acquire permits to house one.
How much does a lion cost?
Prices for lions range from 5,000 USD for an adolescent lioness, to a whooping 140,000 USD for a rare white lion cub. Keep in mind also that the setup cost for owning a lion is over $100,000.00 and the annual care is over $10,000.00. That’s if you have no emergencies and no one gets hurt and sues you for millions.