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Asiatic Lions


Gujarat guards its lions' share: How 6 months became 9 yrs, and waiting

August 01, 2022 5:19 am

State has stalled translocation to Kuno, citing prey base to tigers to MP lapses; overruled each time

Committee set up to look into translocation of Asiatic Lions: Govt

July 26, 2022 6:56 am

Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh had been identified by the Centre as one of the protected areas that could house the Asiatic Lion and had therefore been prepared to receive them.

283 lions, 333 leopards died in state in two yrs: Gujarat Govt

March 15, 2022 9:41 am

The Gujarat government also told the House that 3,33 leopards died during the two-year period across the state. Twenty seven per cent of these deaths were also caused by unnatural reasons.

Gujarat: Locopilot’s presence of mind prevents accident, saves 4 lions, said Railways

September 21, 2021 10:12 am

Niladevi Zala, assistant commercial manager of Bhavnagar railway division, said the loco pilot of a goods train headed to Surendranagar from Pipavav port in Amreli spotted four lions on the railway track between Savarkundla and Lilia section at around 7:48 pm on September 16.

Five lions caged from Pipavav port released away from territory

August 27, 2021 1:23 am

The forest department had caged three lionesses and two sub-adult lionesses from Rajula Vidi near the busy Pipavav port on August 18.

Infected Asiatic lion on antibiotic regimen; TN CM visits zoo

June 07, 2021 10:10 am

Chief Minister M K Stalin instructed the authorities to ensure proper vaccination is administered to all animal handlers and officials at the zoo where the first instance of COVID-19 was found among the lions.

Lions in Hyderabad zoo test COVID-19 positive; samples examined by CCMB

May 04, 2021 7:41 pm

Rakesh Mishra, advisor of the CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, said the animals must have got infected through zoo-keeping staff.

Fire engulfs nearly 200 hectares in Shetrunjay, brought under control

March 14, 2021 10:40 pm

Officers of Bhavnagar territorial forest division said that the fire started in revenue area of Kanjarda village of Palitana taluka and spread to the adjoining Shetrunjay Dungar Reserve Forest.

Centre planning to set up wildlife research centre in Gujarat: Union Minister

March 09, 2021 3:25 am

Supriyo said as part of proposed Project Lion on the lines of Project Tiger, the Centre would set up a National Wildlife Disease Diagnostic Research and Referral Centre in Gujarat.

In 2 years, 313 Asiatic Lions died in Gujarat forests, Assembly told

March 05, 2021 10:27 pm

While the Congress claimed that the deaths were influenced by rotting cattle meat that illegally makes its way into Gir from the peripheral villages, the state government defended saying that the population of these carnivores have risen by 29 per cent in the past five years.