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Asiatic Lion

Three lions run over by train near Gir forest

With this incident, the number of lions, including cubs, having died in and around the Gir forest since September this year, has reached 35.

Dec 18, 2018, 19:06 PM IST

Two-year-old lion cub rescued from 80-feet well in Gujarat – Watch the video!

A two-year-old female lion cub, who had fallen into a 80-feet well in Gujarat's Gir region was rescued on Saturday after six-hour-operation.

Jul 12, 2017, 18:28 PM IST

Seven-year-old Asiatic Lion succumbs to illness in Vadodara

The lion was being treated at the veterinary hospital at Sakkarbag zoo, Shobita Agrawal, district forest officer said.

Jan 01, 2017, 22:02 PM IST

Bizzare spectacle: Asiatic lion jumps in the Arabian sea, gets rescued!- Watch

In a dramatic moment, an Asiatic lion which had wandered into the Arabian sea off the Indian coast was successfully rescued.

Jan 05, 2016, 11:46 AM IST

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Jul 18, 2015, 10:10 AM IST

14th Asiatic Lion Census results out, numbers go up to 523

So now there are 523 majestic beasts roaming the exotic Gir sanctuary! This is a good news for animal lovers and environmentalists in India as the much awaited Asiatic Lion census result is out. Recording a growth of 27% from 411 estimated in 2010 Census, the numbers have increased to 523 now.

May 10, 2015, 19:49 PM IST

Lion falls into well in Junagadh, rescued

A lion reportedly fell into an open well in Amrapur village, some 85 kilometres west of Junagadh city. However, it was successfully rescued by forest department and sent to animal care centre.

Nov 03, 2014, 19:07 PM IST

Lion cub rescued from well, reunited with mother

A two-month-old Asiatic lion cub, who had fallen into a well at a village outside the Gir wildlife sanctuary in Gujarat`s Junagadh district, was rescued and also reunited with its mother, forest officials said.

Aug 25, 2014, 12:38 PM IST

Gir to remain closed for tourists in monsoons

Gir National Park, the only home to Asiatic lions, will remain closed for tourists in monsoons on account of the breeding season of the wild cats, forest officials said.

Jun 16, 2012, 15:39 PM IST

Gir Sanctuary authorities construct water ponds for animals

Authorities in the Sasan Gir National Park in Gujarat have constructed artificial water ponds for animals.

May 30, 2012, 08:39 AM IST