Gir forest

Watch: Gir forest employee asks lion on road to let him go in Gujarati

The Gujarat Forest Department remains cognizant and committed for the long term conservation Asiatic Lions.

Oct 07, 2020, 15:42 PM IST

PM Modi shares 'Very Good News' about Asiatic lions in Gir forest

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday (June 10) evening shared pictures of Asiatic lions in the Gir forest as their population has increased. The Gir forest is located in PM Modi's home state of Gujarat and is also known globally for housing Asiatic lions.

Jun 10, 2020, 22:39 PM IST

Caught on camera: Gujarat man poses in front of two lions for pic

A video of the man has also gone viral on social media and it features him lying at some distance from the lions. That's not it but. He can also be seen giving instructions to a person, apparently the photographer, on how to take the picture and whether the lions come in the frame or not. 

Nov 15, 2019, 21:03 PM IST

Watch: A Gir lioness backs out from a fight with a dog

A lioness was caught on camera engaged in a fight with a dog in Gir forest. Surprised by the dog's resilience, the lioness had to retreat.

May 02, 2019, 15:34 PM IST

The Jungle Book of Gujarat: Lioness adopts leopard cub, treats it as its own in Gir forest

The incident comes as a surprise as lions and leopards are known to be arch enemies and attack each other if they face one another.

Jan 04, 2019, 12:31 PM IST

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

Gujarat starts vaccination of Gir lions against deadly virus

As many as 23 lions have died in Gujarat's Gir sanctuary in less than a month. Most of them have succumbed to canine distemper virus (CDV) and protozoa infections, forest officials had said.

Oct 07, 2018, 15:18 PM IST

SC expresses concern, questions Centre, Gujarat government over lions' death in Gir forest

The apex court said it is an extremely serious issue and the government must find out the reason for the deaths of the lions and the animals must be protected.

Oct 03, 2018, 14:45 PM IST

21 Asiatic lions dead in Gujarat's Gir forest, deadly virus attack suspected

A deadly virus attack is suspected as a reason behind the death of lions.

Oct 02, 2018, 10:16 AM IST

11 lions dead in past 11 days in Gir forest, state government orders inquiry

While Gir Forest officers have claimed that the lions died due to lung infection, the principal chief conservator of forest said that they died due to infighting.

Sep 21, 2018, 11:48 AM IST

Gujarat: Video of two bikers chasing Gir lions goes viral on social media

This segment of Zee News brings to you a shocking video that is viral on social media in which you can see two people riding bikes behind 2 lions. Watch thus clip to know more.

Nov 10, 2017, 07:56 AM IST

Two-month-old Asiatic lion cub reunited with family near Gir forest

Forest officials were initially in a fix as to how to reunite the cub with his family.  

Jan 05, 2017, 16:06 PM IST

''Complete lawlessness'' in Gujarat, says Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday alleged "complete lawlessness" in Gujarat after four Dalit youths were severely beaten up for allegedly possessing beef.

Jul 13, 2016, 14:03 PM IST

Watch: Eight lions take a stroll in Junagadh town at night

The lions were seen loitering in the residential area of Junagadh town near the Girnar Darwaza area on Monday night.

Jul 13, 2016, 10:59 AM IST

OMG! UNBELIEVABLE visuals - Buffalo attacks lion in Gujarat's Gir National Park | WATCH

This video has UNBELIEVABLE visuals of a buffalo attacking lion in Gujarat's Gir National Park.

Jun 05, 2016, 14:05 PM IST

'Over 1 lakh hectare forest land approved for development projects'

 The government has accorded approvals for use of around 1.25 lakh hectares of forest land for various development projects during the last three years, the Lok Sabha was informed today.

Aug 04, 2015, 19:25 PM IST

Asiatic lions missing after floods sighted in Gir forest

Nearly 30 Asiatic lions, who were untraceable after last month's heavy rains that claimed the lives of 10 felines, have been sighted in Gir forest area of Gujarat's Amreli district, a senior forest official said.

Jul 17, 2015, 14:41 PM IST

PM Modi 'happy' over 27% rise in Asiatic lions in Gir

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday took to Twitter to express his happiness over the rise in population of the Asiatic lions in the last five years in Gir sanctuary.

May 12, 2015, 19:22 PM IST

Saving the king of beasts: The endangered Asiatic Lions

The esoteric jungles of India are home to an array of majestic beasts walking in glory! Gir in India's Gujarat is one such abode to the Asiatic lions and the only home of the Asiatic lion in Asia.

May 07, 2015, 20:03 PM IST

Inquiry ordered into allegations of cruelty to sick lioness in Gir forest

The Gujarat Forest Department has initiated an inquiry into an alleged incident of cruelty to a sick and helpless lioness by an unidentified man in Gir forest in the state, which is home to more than 400 Asiatic lions.

Nov 24, 2014, 21:24 PM IST