January 07, 2021 10:48 pm
The petitioners have stated that in light of the increasing number of lions in Gir, newer strategies are necessary for better conservation management.
October 22, 2020 6:01 am
In normal times, the two safari parks remain open to tourists round the year, while safaris inside the GNPWS are allowed from October 16 to June 15. The sanctuary remains closed to tourists during the monsoon.
October 08, 2020 10:11 am
The 32-second-long clip shows light from Gir forest guard Mahesh Sondarva’s vehicle illuminating the road and a lioness blocking his path.
January 28, 2020 11:35 pm
A documentary series revisits the time when a deadly virus killed the lions of the Gir National Park.
June 15, 2019 7:18 pm
The park is closed during this period every year as it is the breeding season for many animals, including the big cats, said Rajiv Gupta, Additional Chief Secretary of Environment and Forest Department of Gujarat government.
May 10, 2019 4:25 am
Gir National Park and Sanctuary, which is the core habitat of the endangered Asiatic lions, is spread over 1,453 sq km across Junagadh, Gir Somnath and Amreli.
June 06, 2017 6:37 pm
The ministry had earlier given an in-principle nod to the project, which aims to reduce the tourist rush in western part of the Gir National Park in Gujarat.
June 05, 2016 12:04 pm
The months between June to October are considered as the mating season for several wild animals and birds
May 12, 2015 4:50 am
Chief Minister Anandiben Patel went on a safari in the famous Gir National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary (GNPWS) to watch Asiatic lions in their only natural habitat in the world
April 15, 2015 4:43 am
According to a Forest Department official, these front line officials are guarding our forests day in and day out.
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