Saudi: Man arrested for illegal hunting of desert lizards

A man was arrested in Saudi Arabia for illegally hunting more than a hundred spiny-tailed desert lizards, a viral video has shown.

Social media users widely shared footage of the man as he bragged about hunting a hundred of animals known locally as “dabb lizards.”

Dozens of the yellowish reptile, with four legs and a long tail, can be seen laid on the floor.

The spokesman for Al-Qasim police, Badr Al-Suhaibani, was quoted by Sabq News confirming that the suspect in the video had been arrested.

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The man is to face legal action over endangering wildlife and for violating the law on hunting wild animals.

 

Source Credit: Arab News

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