The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has outlawed the keeping of wild animals, like lions or tigers, as pets.
For some in the oil-rich Gulf State, owning the likes of a cheetah is a status symbol, but they now risk jail or a fine.
Big cats have been pictured being taken on walks in social media postings.
Past pictures featured lions in the back of cars, and a video emerged in October showing five tigers on a beach in Dubai. Unsurprisingly, officials are concerned about the dangers posed by freely-roaming animals.
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