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Gir Sanctuary


In 20 years, hotel rooms near Gir sanctuary rose from 25 to 2,500: Minister

March 27, 2021 8:47 am

Talking about the Gir sanctuary, the minister said different spots are being identified with the sanctuary for conducting jungle safaris for tourists.

To protect lions, wrap up work within given time frame: Gujarat HC to govt

October 04, 2018 4:48 am

According to state government’s submission, 184 lion deaths were reported in 2016 (104) and 2017 (80).

International help sought, four out of 23 dead lions test positive for deadly virus

October 04, 2018 7:34 am

State forest department officials also said that they have sought the help from international experts to mitigate the situation and that dozes of CDV vaccines imported from USA were likely to be delivered in a day.

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.

Gujarat: Three leopards found dead near Gir sanctuary, poisoning suspected

August 02, 2018 9:18 pm

The leopard carcasses were found yesterday evening at Limbadiya-Nera village in Dhari taluka of Amreli district and had been sent for post-mortem to ascertain the cause of death, said Range Forest Officer Manish Odedara.

Near Gir Sanctuary: Youth held for holding ‘illegal’ lion shows

May 07, 2017 5:25 am

The accused knew of spots where lion pride could easily be spotted and used to conduct his operations after nightfall.

Gir: 3 of 17 lions captured in May found to be 'man-eaters'

June 15, 2016 6:12 pm

After analysing their pug marks and faeces during a 25-day captivity, one adult male and two sub-adult female lions were found to have turned man-eaters, Chief Conservator of Forest for Junagadh division said.

4 held for entering Gir sanctuary without permission

May 29, 2016 8:05 pm

"They confessed their offence and therefore we showed some leniency and let them go after they paid the fine," said the RFO.

Gir sanctuary: 125 cases of human-animal conflict in two years Gandhinagar

July 25, 2014 10:51 am

The minister also informed that about 117 people were injured in the conflicts recorded till May 31, 2014.

Gir sanctuary sees 10 cases of illegal hunting in last 3 yrs

October 02, 2013 3:43 am

87 lions also died due to natural causes within the sanctuary,the Gujarat Legislative Assembly was told on Tuesday.