Sheba the got away from tiger returns banter on keeping wild creatures as pets

Sheba the got away from tiger returns banter on keeping wild creatures as pets

 A tiger running free in the south of Johannesburg has tossed the discussion around holding wild creatures as pets once more into the spotlight.

The female tiger, named Sheba, got away from a property in the Walkerville region at the end of the week.

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As the quest for the enormous feline entered its third day, with numerous occupants tense, the Public Board of the SPCA repeated that it was not illegal to keep a dominant hunter, for example, a tiger as a house pet.

The NSPCA's untamed life unit chief Doug Wolhuter said that turning into a proprietor of a tiger was shockingly simple, to some degree in Gauteng, because of a few legitimate escape clauses and ineffectively executed by-regulations.

"With regards to tigers since they are exotics creatures, there's just an import grant that is expected from one territory to another so on the off chance that the creatures come from North West into Gauteng, you really want an import license into Gauteng."