Lion spotted in Johannesburg suburb

Lion spotted in Johannesburg suburb

The Johannesburg SPCA issued a warning on Facebook asking people to contact them if they have more information.

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Gauteng has had its fair share of wild animals roaming its streets in 2023 - and it seems it’s just not ending.

The JSPCA (Johannesburg Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) issued a warning via a post on their Facebook page about reports of a lion or lioness roaming the streets of Oakdale, Johannesburg.

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According to the post, they had received numerous reports that a lion was spotted in the Joburg suburb and was even seen near The Glen Shopping Centre.

"The JSPCA Inspectors have been out and about looking for the lion/lioness but have yet to spot one," said the Facebook post. 

In the post, the SPCA warned people not to approach the lion if they spot it. 

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"Stay inside and phone our Duty Inspector on 083 604 1172. We are not sure if it is true or not but we are not taking chances - in SA anything is possible!!"

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