In this photo taken Aug. 17, 2011, a lion cub approaches a person's hand from behind a gate at a public zoo that houses animals captured from drug traffickers, pets smugglers and circuses without ... more 
In this photo taken Aug. 17, 2011, a lion cub approaches a person's hand from behind a gate at a public zoo that houses animals captured from drug traffickers, pets smugglers and circuses without permits for their animals in Zacango, Mexico. As federal authorities target a growing number of gang leaders in Mexico's five-year-long drug war, many of their pets are being driven from their gilded cages and ending up in more modest housing in the country's zoos. Authorities have discovered drug cartel private zoos that housed tigers, panthers and lions among other animals of exotic breeds. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Arnulfo Franco
Fri, Sep 16, 2011 11:10 AM EDT