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Lions dead

Gir lions died by virus that killed 30% East African lions; 300 vaccines imported from US

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and the National Institute of Virology (NIV) on Friday identified the virus which caused the death of 23 lions in Gir Sanctuary. 

Oct 05, 2018, 20:05 PM IST

23 lions dead in Gir, forest officials on high alert

Canine Distemper Virus (CDV) was found in some of the 23 Asiatic lions which died in Gujarat's Gir forest since September 12, the state government said on Wednesday.

Oct 03, 2018, 23:00 PM IST

Gujarat Forest, Environment department segregates 33 lions, sends virus sample for tests

At least 23 lions have died in Gujarat's Gir National Park.

Oct 03, 2018, 22:49 PM IST