Quick Answer: Can We Keep Lion As 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.

Common pets in India are Dogs, cats and other domestic animals listed in the previous answers. For exotic pets, you need to be very careful about the laws. About rodents, not all types of rodents are illegal to keep in India. The only pets which are illegal are the ones found in the wild within the country borders.

Can you keep a pet lion?

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.

Can we keep Tiger as pet?

Tigers are not domesticated cats, nor should they be kept as pets, but many people still care for them as such. It’s problematic to consider keeping a tiger or any big cat as a pet, yet thousands are currently kept as pets—more than are left in the wild.

What states can you own a lion?

On the other end of the spectrum, five states don’t ban residents from owning exotic pets — even lions, tigers, and bears. Nevada, Wisconsin, Alabama, North Carolina, and South Carolina each have lax laws when it comes to pet ownership.

Monkeys, like other wild animals, can’t be kept and trained for entertainment purposes in India under Section 22 (ii), PCA Act 1960.

Can we pet elephant in India?

There are more than 3,000 captive elephants in India and they’re not all in the temples of south India. The Wildlife Protection Act makes elephant trade illegal but captive elephants can be transferred from one owner to another.