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'Gir Forest' - 54 News Result(s)

  • Gir Lioness 'Adopts' Leopard Cub In "Rare Phenomenon". See Photos

    Gir Lioness 'Adopts' Leopard Cub In "Rare Phenomenon". See Photos

    In what Gujarat forest officials are claiming is a "rare phenomenon", a lioness in the state's Gir Forest has "adopted" a one-and-half month old leopard cub separated from its mother.

  • Lioness Dies In Road Accident In Gujarat

    Lioness Dies In Road Accident In Gujarat

    A lioness succumbed to injuries sustained after being hit by a vehicle in Rajula range of the Gir forest in Amreli district of Gujarat, a forest department official said on Friday. The lioness, aged 1-2 years, died at a rescue centre at Babarkot in Amreli district, around 340km from here, where she was taken after being found in an injured state on...

  • Three Asiatic Lions Run Over By Goods Train In Gir

    Three Asiatic Lions Run Over By Goods Train In Gir

    Three lions were killed in Gir forest division in Gujarat's Amreli district when a train ran over them on the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday. The lion carcasses were found on the railway tracks in the Borala village early on Tuesday morning, forest officials said.

  • Gir Lioness Found Dead; Big Cat Death Toll Climbs To 30 Since September

    Gir Lioness Found Dead; Big Cat Death Toll Climbs To 30 Since September

    A lioness was found dead in Gujarat's Gir forest today, taking the death toll of big cats to 30 since September, the officials said. The carcass of the lioness, aged between 9 and 12 years, was found at the Tulsishyam Range of the forest near the border of Amreli district, Chief Conservator of Forests, Junagadh Wildlife Circle, D T Vasavada said.

  • 2 Lion Cubs Found Dead In Gir, Officials Suspect Infighting

    2 Lion Cubs Found Dead In Gir, Officials Suspect Infighting

    Two lion cubs were found dead in different parts of Gujarat's Gir forest on Sunday, a forest department official said.

  • Lion Cub Found Dead Near Gir Sanctuary, 27th Death In 2 Months

    Lion Cub Found Dead Near Gir Sanctuary, 27th Death In 2 Months

    The carcass of a lion cub was found on the outskirts of a village in Gujarat's Gir-Somnath district on Wednesday, the state forest department said. With this incident, the number of lion deaths in and around the Gir forest in the last two months has risen to 27.

  • Virus That Killed Gir Lions "Under Full Control": Centre To Top Court

    Virus That Killed Gir Lions "Under Full Control": Centre To Top Court

    The Centre Monday told the Supreme Court that spread of canine distemper virus, which led to the death of several lions in Gujarat's Gir sanctuary recently, was now "fully under control".

  • Deaths Of Gir Lions Spark Political Row In Gujarat

    Deaths Of Gir Lions Spark Political Row In Gujarat

    Alleging that the Gujarat government's lax attitude led to the death of 23 lions in Gir forest, Leader of Opposition in the state Assembly Paresh Dhanani on Thursday sought explanation from Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on this "man-made tragedy".

  • Gujarat High Court To Monitor Steps Taken To Prevent Lion Deaths In Gir

    Gujarat High Court To Monitor Steps Taken To Prevent Lion Deaths In Gir

    The Gujarat High Court on Wednesday said it will monitor the progress on measures taken by the Gujarat government for safety and conservation of Asiatic lions in the Gir forest in the state.

  • Lioness Rescued After Falling Into A Well In Gir, Suffers Minor Injuries

    Lioness Rescued After Falling Into A Well In Gir, Suffers Minor Injuries

    A lioness today suffered minor injuries after it fell into an open well in Gujarat's Gir forest, a senior official said.

  • Virus Affects More Gir Lions, Indicating Active Disease Transmission

    Virus Affects More Gir Lions, Indicating Active Disease Transmission

    The country's top medical and virology investigators asked the government on Tuesday to shift healthy lions from Gujarat's Gir forest after fresh samples of lions tested positive for a virus, which had wiped out 30 per cent of the animal's population in East Africa, indicating "active disease transmission".

  • Vaccine Drive To Save Gir's Lions Raises Questions

    Vaccine Drive To Save Gir's Lions Raises Questions

    Gujarat forest officials have begun vaccinating lions in the Gir sanctuary after the sudden death of around 23 lions in the past three weeks because of the deadly Canine Distemper Virus or CDV.

  • Ahmed Patel Writes To PM Modi On Gir Lion Deaths, Blames State Government

    Ahmed Patel Writes To PM Modi On Gir Lion Deaths, Blames State Government

    Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday, suggesting measures to tackle large-scale deaths of Asiatic lions in Gujarat's Gir forest and calling it an example of "ecological neglect" by the state government.

  • "Extremely Serious Issue": Top Court To Centre After 23 Lions Die At Gir

    "Extremely Serious Issue": Top Court To Centre After 23 Lions Die At Gir

    Twenty three lions have died in Gujarat's Gir forest in the last three weeks. A deadly combination of virus and protozoal infection killed at least 11 of them, the state government said today. The condition of three of over 36 lions currently under observation of Forest department is critical, officials said.

  • Death Of Gir Lions "Serious Situation", Government Must Act: Top Court

    Death Of Gir Lions "Serious Situation", Government Must Act: Top Court

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday expressed concern over the death of lions in Gir forest in Gujarat and referred to the deaths as an "extremely serious situation". The top court also urged the Centre take protective measures.

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'Gir Forest' - 54 News Result(s)

  • Gir Lioness 'Adopts' Leopard Cub In "Rare Phenomenon". See Photos

    Gir Lioness 'Adopts' Leopard Cub In "Rare Phenomenon". See Photos

    In what Gujarat forest officials are claiming is a "rare phenomenon", a lioness in the state's Gir Forest has "adopted" a one-and-half month old leopard cub separated from its mother.

  • Lioness Dies In Road Accident In Gujarat

    Lioness Dies In Road Accident In Gujarat

    A lioness succumbed to injuries sustained after being hit by a vehicle in Rajula range of the Gir forest in Amreli district of Gujarat, a forest department official said on Friday. The lioness, aged 1-2 years, died at a rescue centre at Babarkot in Amreli district, around 340km from here, where she was taken after being found in an injured state on...

  • Three Asiatic Lions Run Over By Goods Train In Gir

    Three Asiatic Lions Run Over By Goods Train In Gir

    Three lions were killed in Gir forest division in Gujarat's Amreli district when a train ran over them on the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday. The lion carcasses were found on the railway tracks in the Borala village early on Tuesday morning, forest officials said.

  • Gir Lioness Found Dead; Big Cat Death Toll Climbs To 30 Since September

    Gir Lioness Found Dead; Big Cat Death Toll Climbs To 30 Since September

    A lioness was found dead in Gujarat's Gir forest today, taking the death toll of big cats to 30 since September, the officials said. The carcass of the lioness, aged between 9 and 12 years, was found at the Tulsishyam Range of the forest near the border of Amreli district, Chief Conservator of Forests, Junagadh Wildlife Circle, D T Vasavada said.

  • 2 Lion Cubs Found Dead In Gir, Officials Suspect Infighting

    2 Lion Cubs Found Dead In Gir, Officials Suspect Infighting

    Two lion cubs were found dead in different parts of Gujarat's Gir forest on Sunday, a forest department official said.

  • Lion Cub Found Dead Near Gir Sanctuary, 27th Death In 2 Months

    Lion Cub Found Dead Near Gir Sanctuary, 27th Death In 2 Months

    The carcass of a lion cub was found on the outskirts of a village in Gujarat's Gir-Somnath district on Wednesday, the state forest department said. With this incident, the number of lion deaths in and around the Gir forest in the last two months has risen to 27.

  • Virus That Killed Gir Lions "Under Full Control": Centre To Top Court

    Virus That Killed Gir Lions "Under Full Control": Centre To Top Court

    The Centre Monday told the Supreme Court that spread of canine distemper virus, which led to the death of several lions in Gujarat's Gir sanctuary recently, was now "fully under control".

  • Deaths Of Gir Lions Spark Political Row In Gujarat

    Deaths Of Gir Lions Spark Political Row In Gujarat

    Alleging that the Gujarat government's lax attitude led to the death of 23 lions in Gir forest, Leader of Opposition in the state Assembly Paresh Dhanani on Thursday sought explanation from Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on this "man-made tragedy".

  • Gujarat High Court To Monitor Steps Taken To Prevent Lion Deaths In Gir

    Gujarat High Court To Monitor Steps Taken To Prevent Lion Deaths In Gir

    The Gujarat High Court on Wednesday said it will monitor the progress on measures taken by the Gujarat government for safety and conservation of Asiatic lions in the Gir forest in the state.

  • Lioness Rescued After Falling Into A Well In Gir, Suffers Minor Injuries

    Lioness Rescued After Falling Into A Well In Gir, Suffers Minor Injuries

    A lioness today suffered minor injuries after it fell into an open well in Gujarat's Gir forest, a senior official said.

  • Virus Affects More Gir Lions, Indicating Active Disease Transmission

    Virus Affects More Gir Lions, Indicating Active Disease Transmission

    The country's top medical and virology investigators asked the government on Tuesday to shift healthy lions from Gujarat's Gir forest after fresh samples of lions tested positive for a virus, which had wiped out 30 per cent of the animal's population in East Africa, indicating "active disease transmission".

  • Vaccine Drive To Save Gir's Lions Raises Questions

    Vaccine Drive To Save Gir's Lions Raises Questions

    Gujarat forest officials have begun vaccinating lions in the Gir sanctuary after the sudden death of around 23 lions in the past three weeks because of the deadly Canine Distemper Virus or CDV.

  • Ahmed Patel Writes To PM Modi On Gir Lion Deaths, Blames State Government

    Ahmed Patel Writes To PM Modi On Gir Lion Deaths, Blames State Government

    Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday, suggesting measures to tackle large-scale deaths of Asiatic lions in Gujarat's Gir forest and calling it an example of "ecological neglect" by the state government.

  • "Extremely Serious Issue": Top Court To Centre After 23 Lions Die At Gir

    "Extremely Serious Issue": Top Court To Centre After 23 Lions Die At Gir

    Twenty three lions have died in Gujarat's Gir forest in the last three weeks. A deadly combination of virus and protozoal infection killed at least 11 of them, the state government said today. The condition of three of over 36 lions currently under observation of Forest department is critical, officials said.

  • Death Of Gir Lions "Serious Situation", Government Must Act: Top Court

    Death Of Gir Lions "Serious Situation", Government Must Act: Top Court

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday expressed concern over the death of lions in Gir forest in Gujarat and referred to the deaths as an "extremely serious situation". The top court also urged the Centre take protective measures.

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