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Capture-recapture method used in Gir to know leopard density

The Gujarat forest department has started using 'capture-mark-recapture' method to estimate the leopard density in Gir forest, an official said today.

Apr 27, 2017, 17:10 PM IST

Five-yearly census of endangered Asiatic lions concludes, results on May 10

The four-day census of Asiatic lions in the Gir sanctuary finally got over Tuesday afternoon with more than 2,200 forest staffers, officers and volunteers completing field trips in an area spread over 22,000 square kilometres .

May 05, 2015, 22:40 PM IST

Forest officials hold Asiatic lion census in Gir sanctuary

Forest officials have begun the five-day enumeration of Asiatic lions in the Gir sanctuary in Gujarat.

May 04, 2015, 10:07 AM IST

Asiatic lions in Gir facing threat from poachers: Govt

Asiatic lions in Gujarat's Gir forests are facing threat from poachers, government Thursday said quoting a study by a wildlife monitoring agency.

Dec 11, 2014, 18:53 PM IST

Two-day annual herbivores census in Gir forests

Several forest officials on Tuesday began a two-day annual census on herbivore animals in the Gir National Park and sanctuary.

May 08, 2013, 17:58 PM IST