Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Footballer Dmitri Kombaro, Hires Lion For His 5- Year-Old Daughter's Birthday, A New Norm With Russian Elites
Admittedly it was only a cub and Kombarov's daughter, Ulyana, was able to pose for snaps on social media playing happily with the little big cat.
The renting of big cats has become a status symbol for the Russian elite, with the going rate to hire them for parties is about 10,000 RUB (£139) for an hour.
Animal rights activists are opposed to the practice.