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Babesiosis outbreak killing lions in Gir forest

May 06, 2020 9:26 pm

Around 20 lions have been killed in the Tulsishyam, Jasadhar and Hadala ranges of the Gir (East) Wildlife Division in the last two months.

74 people caught for holding illegal lion shows in Gir forest in last 2 years

July 16, 2019 8:59 pm

In a written reply provided by the state government to a question posed by Congress MLA from Savarkundla Pratap Dudhat, the state government informed that legal action has been initiated against all those caught under The Wildlife Protection Act 1972.

Where the wild things are: A day in the life of Sagar Manjariya, a wildlife tracker in Gir forest

December 23, 2018 5:01 am

There are 160 wildlife trackers in Gir and other protected areas where lions roam. Of them, 18 are attached to the Sasan wildlife division alone.

Lion found dead in Gir, samples sent for tests

October 16, 2018 9:23 am

Forest department rules out ‘unnatural death’, says the sub-adult male may have died three to four days ago.

Lion deaths: Ahmed Patel writes to PM Modi, suggests measures to tackle situation

October 07, 2018 3:34 am

The move comes following the death of 23 Gir lions in the last three weeks.

Five years ago, Supreme Court said move some Gir lions out but two states stalled

October 05, 2018 7:02 am

Constituting the expert committee in April 2013, the Supreme Court had set a six-month deadline for shifting lions from Gujarat to Madhya Pradesh.

Lion Deaths in Gir: ICMR doesn’t rule out CDV deaths, wants more tests

October 05, 2018 2:47 am

Forest officials have been asked to send appropriate samples to NIV for further investigations.

Gujarat: Two more Gir lions dead, toll 23

October 03, 2018 4:14 am

“Two lions, rescued earlier, died this (Tuesday) morning due to infection,” PTI quoted Additional Chief Secretary of the Forest Department Rajiv Kumar Gupta as saying.

After Gir lions, wild ass to feature in Khushboo Gujarat Ki ad campaign

February 05, 2014 6:05 pm

Wild ass is a schedule-I animal and has been put in the category of endangered species, along with Asiatic lions.

MSU BBA test includes ‘caged parrot’ CBI & Gir lions,draws flak

May 21, 2013 5:17 am

IS the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) a “caged parrot”?