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Kazakhstan's President called the incident with the beating of a seal on the beach savagery

The President of Kazakhstan, Kasym-Zhomart Tokayev called wild case in the South-West of the Republic, when resting on one of the beaches beat a Navy seal to be photographed with him.

According to the regional newspaper "Lada", the incident occurred on the beach in the village Kuryk, Mangistau region in South-Western Kazakhstan in the evening of 6 July. Vacationing on the beach a group of people spotted the seal near the shore and started to beat him with sticks and stones, to pull out of the water and take pictures. After that, according to an eyewitness, quoted by the publication, the seal kicked back in the sea. The Committee of forestry and fauna said that the participants of the incident will be brought to justice.

Villagers in Kazakhstan found wandering the streets of a lion

Villagers in Mangystau region in the South-West of Kazakhstan found a lion walking around the streets, reported on Thursday a press-the Secretary of the Committee of forestry and fauna of the Ministry of ecology, Geology and natural resources of the Republic Saken Dildohot.

According to him, on Thursday morning from local residents received information about the lion in the countryside Akshukur Tupkaragan district, Mangistau region.