Articles tagged under: Gir

Forest teams trying to locate and shift lions in coastal areas to safer places in the wake of approaching cyclone VAYU

June 12, 2019
Forest teams trying to locate and shift lions in coastal areas to safer places in the wake of approaching cyclone VAYU

Amreli: Even as the precautionary measures in the wake of approaching cyclonic storm VAYU were on in full swing, the forest department teams in coastal Jafrabad area of Amreli district in Gujarat were trying to locate and move several lions from the forests in the area to safer places. A forest official today said that around 10 teams including several trackers were locating the lions who live in coastal area. 'There were at least three groups of lions and some of them live in low...Read More

Gujarat CM inaugurates latest ambulance, high tech monitoring centre and wireless surveillance cell for conservation of Lions at Gir

June 11, 2019
Gujarat CM inaugurates latest ambulance, high tech monitoring centre and wireless surveillance cell for conservation of Lions at Gir

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister today flagged off a latest Ambulance van for medical care of Asiatic lions in Gir sanctuary. The Chief Minister also visited Sasan Animal Care and Rescue Centre. He said the State government is determined for conservation of lions. He said as many as 30 lions of Gujarat will roar in other states under the Animal Exchange Progamme against which 142 rare animals will come to Gujarat. Rupani inaugurated a Gir High Tech Monitoring Centre which is equip...Read More

Lion attacks tracker in Gujarat

May 29, 2019
Lion attacks tracker in Gujarat

Bhavnagar: A forest tracker was injured by lion in area close to Vadal village in Palitana taluka of Bhavnagar district of Gujarat today. A forest official said that the tracker was attacked by lion when he tried to feed it. He has been admitted to Mansinhji hospital in Palitana with injuries in leg and belly area. DeshGujarat Read More

Lion viral video case: one culprit arrested, motorcycle seized

May 16, 2019

Lion shows in #Gir forest have been a menace for long, however, this is getting widespread. This video from #Amreli shows the disgusting efforts made to garner cheap thrills. Strict actions should be taken against such incidents. @Ganpatsinhv @CMOGuj #Asiaticlions #lionshows pic.twitter.com/3Gt0voEgSr— Parimal Nathwani (@mpparimal) May 15, 2019 Amreli: The forest department has arrested one of the two persons being seen in a video which has gone viral and in which the body of an animal ...Read More

Viral video of Lion running behind bike- enquiry on, culprit, spot identified

May 16, 2019

Lion shows in #Gir forest have been a menace for long, however, this is getting widespread. This video from #Amreli shows the disgusting efforts made to garner cheap thrills. Strict actions should be taken against such incidents. @Ganpatsinhv @CMOGuj #Asiaticlions #lionshows pic.twitter.com/3Gt0voEgSr— Parimal Nathwani (@mpparimal) May 15, 2019 Junagadh: The forest department has ordered an enquiry about the video which has gone viral and in which a person on motorbyke is dragging a de...Read More

Forest dept. sleuths nab six for entering in area close to Gir forests where lions reside

May 06, 2019
Forest dept. sleuths nab six for entering in area close to Gir forests where lions reside

Veraval: The forest department sleuths in Gujarat has nabbed six people in connection with entering an area close to Gir forests where lions reside. CCF Junagadh, D T Vasavada today said that a good number of lions reside in a revenue area close to Hiran river in Mandor village under Veraval taluka of Gir Somnath district. Six people have been nabbed for entering the area and disturbing the lions and booked under various sections of the wildlife conservation act. They h...Read More

Co-living of humans and lions in Gir: A latest viral clip

May 06, 2019
Co-living of humans and lions in Gir: A latest viral clip

Junagadh: Co-living of wold lions and local habitants of Gir and greater Gir area in Gujarat is world-famous. A latest video viral on social media platforms once against exhibits cordial co-living. A lion is having water from man-made water tank. A person is video shooting the lion from close distance, another few are taking video from little away. It is said that Gir Lion is a gentle man and he behaves like a gentle man with others so far as the others too behave like gentlemen. Read More

Forest team nabs man with 14 lions nails taken out from a dead big cat in Gujarat

April 01, 2019
Forest team nabs man with 14 lions nails taken out from a dead big cat in Gujarat

Amreli: The forest team has arrested a 45 year old man with 14 lion nails which were taken out from the body of a big cat which was found dead in Kothariya range of East-Gir forests in Amreli district, Chief Conservator or Forest (CCF), Jungadh D T Vasavada today said. He said that 14 nails of the 5 to 9 year old male found dead in Nanddivela taleti in Kothariya 2 bat in Tulsishyam range of the forests on February 15 this year were missing. A special team was formed of selected beat gu...Read More

Body of lion cub found in East Gir forests, most likely killed in in-fight of lions

March 19, 2019
Body of lion cub found in East Gir forests, most likely killed in in-fight of lions

Amreli: The dead body a lion cub was today found in Tulsishyam range of eastern extension of Gir forests in Amreli district of Gujarat. A forest official said that the body of around 3 month old cub found in Bhaniya round of the forest in Khambha taluka had injury marks that indicated that it was most likely killed in an in-fight of lions. He said that in May last year also the body of an around 6 to 7 month old cub was found in the same area. It was also killed in in-fight o...Read More

Lioness attack and injure youth in Gir Somnath district

March 16, 2019
Lioness attack and injure youth in Gir Somnath district

Veraval: A lioness attack and injured a youth in Harmadiya village in Gir Gadhda taluka of Gir Somnath district in Gujarat last evening, a forest official today said. Rambhai Vala had gone to a mango orchard near the village when the lioness from nearby Gir west forests attacked him. Hearing his shouts some locals gathered and the big cat fled. With injuries in waist and leg Rambhai has been admitted to a hospital in Kodinar town. The forest department was trying to t...Read More