December 22, 2020 11:19 pm
Being territorial animals, lions are moving out of Gir and other protected areas spread across Junagadh, Gir Somnath, Amreli and Bhavnagar districts, according to forest officials.
June 21, 2019 6:24 pm
The Gir Wildlife Sanctuary, part of the forest spread across several Gujarat districts, is the last abode of Asiatic lions in the world.
November 21, 2018 9:41 am
The announcement comes in the wake of the death of 27 lions in and around Gir Wildlife Sanctuary during the last two months, a majority of them were infected by canine distemper virus (CDV).
June 20, 2018 8:26 am
In the last two years, at least 38 cases of illegal activities, like conducting lion shows and harassing the felines by chasing them by vehicles in and around the Gir wildlife sanctuary have come to light.
May 11, 2016 4:24 am
Government sources said that the modified policy was ready and it will be promulgated once the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) in the region due to the Talala assembly bypoll is over.
February 28, 2014 4:11 pm
As per the last census done in GWS, in 2010, the total number of lions were put at 411.
November 23, 2013 4:48 am
On inspection,injury marks were found, state forest officials said.
April 28, 2012 6:19 am
Farmers living in the vicinity of the Gir Wildlife Sanctuary have been asked to barricade about 3,000 open wells to prevent Asiatic lions from falling into them.
April 26, 2012 2:32 am
Apart from over 4,800 trees in non-protected area,more than 8,000 other trees in protected forest area will axed for the four-laning work on National Highway 8D.
April 09, 2012 5:18 am
As many as 28 Asiatic lions,including two one-month-old cubs,are feared to be in danger after a major fire broke out in a grassland in the periphery of Gir Wildlife Sanctuary near Krakach village in Liliya taluka of Amreli district.