Articles tagged under: Lions

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

Optical technology to be used for preventing lion and other wild animals run over on railway tracks in Gir forests

May 14, 2019
Optical technology to be used for preventing lion and other wild animals run over on railway tracks in Gir forests

Junagadh: To prevent the death of lions and other wild animals by a running train on tracks crossing from Gir forests, the only natural abode of Asiatic lions, an optical technology will be utilized. The decision was taken in a meeting held here in presence of the Junagdh Range IG in which CCF Junagadh and various railway and forest officials were also present. The meeting of the monitoring committee discussed ways of preventing illegal human entrants in the areas inhabited by...Read More

Bad news for wildlife lovers, one of the two lioness kept under Lion Gene Pool project in Barda Sanctuary of Gujarat dead

May 13, 2019
Bad news for wildlife lovers, one of the two lioness kept under Lion Gene Pool project in Barda Sanctuary of Gujarat dead

Porbandar: In a bad news for the wildlife lovers, one of the two lioness kept under ambitious Lion Gene Pool Project in in Satvirda Nesh in the Barda Wildlife Sanctuary in Porbandar district of Gujarat died today. CCF Junagadh D T Vasavada said that 8 years old lioness Parvati had given birth to a healthy female cub on May 6 and then a dead cub was born on May 9. She was not keeping well since then. The animal was under continuous observation and treatment but it died at 4 am today. Th...Read More

8 Asiatic lions from Sakkarbaug zoo in Junagadh of Gujarat to be sent to UP zoo

May 07, 2019
8 Asiatic lions from Sakkarbaug zoo in Junagadh of Gujarat to be sent to UP zoo

Junagadh:Altogether 8 Asiatic lions of Sakkarbaug zoo, one of the oldest in the country situated in Junagadh city of Gujarat will be shifted to Gorakhpur zoo in UP, CCF, Junagadh D T Vasavada today informed. 'Govt. Of India has permitted shifting of 8 lions from Sakkarbag zoo Junagadh to Gorakhpur zoo in UP. There will be 2 male and 6 female among these, ' he said. 'Both zoo official will decide when to shift them and the mode of transport', he said. The Sakkarbaug zoo hous...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

Lion seen doing the rounds in Droneshwar village in Gujarat

May 03, 2019

Lion seen doing the rounds in Droneshwar village in Gujarat https://t.co/IXxxbavyDr pic.twitter.com/nrlIm24Y10— DeshGujarat (@DeshGujarat) May 3, 2019 Veraval: A lion was today seen doing the rounds near Gurukul school and temple in Droneshwar village under Gir Gadhadha taluka of Gir Somnath district in Gujarat. The lion stray from nearby Gir forests the sole natural abode of Asiatic lions, was seen roaming on a stone tiled road at around 0745 hrs this morning. A...Read More

2 lion cubs born to lioness in Barda sanctuary of Gujarat under Lion Gene Pool Project dead

April 04, 2019
2 lion cubs born to lioness in Barda sanctuary of Gujarat under Lion Gene Pool Project dead

Porbandar: The two healthy cubs of a lioness kept under ambitious Lion Gene Pool Project in in Satvirda Nesh in the Barda Wildlife Sanctuary in Porbandar district of Gujarat have unfortunately died. CCF Junagadh D T Vasavada said that the lioness Sarita which had meted male lions Avon had given birth to the two cubs at around 2 am today on April 1. He said that the two cubs had sustained injuries due to inability of the first time mother Saita to carry them properly which was normal affair...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