Articles tagged under: Gir

Leopard kills 70 year old woman in village near Gir East

September 20, 2019
Leopard kills 70 year old woman in village near Gir East

Amreli: A leopard today attacked and killed a 70 year old woman in Mujiyasar village close to Tulshishyam range of Gir East forests in Amreli district of Gujarat. CCF Junagadh D T Vasavada said that the leopard attacked Nanuben Rambhai Parmar at around 530am this morning when the lady had gone out to attend the nature's call. Her body was later found from a farmland at around 700 meters away from her home. Cages have been put in the area to nab the leopard.Read More

Another leopard electrocuted in farm near Jamwala range of West Gir forests

August 06, 2019
Another leopard electrocuted in farm near Jamwala range of West Gir forests

Junagadh: Yet another leopard was electrocuted in a farm close to Ghatavad round of Jamwala rage of West Gir forests in Gir Somnath district of Gujarat today. CCF D T Vasavada said that around 7 to 8 year old male leopard died due to coming in contact of electric current in the farm of one Chetan Abhesinh Vansh. Notably on August 1, a 9 to 12 year old female leopard had died in similar manner in another farm in the a nearby locality. DeshGujaratRead More

Tempting advertisement: Forest department seals a resort in Gir

July 06, 2019
Tempting advertisement: Forest department seals a resort in Gir

Junagadh: Gujarat Forest department today sealed Gir Pride Resort following "tempting advertising" on social media by the resort displaying illegal act like walk with lion. CCF Wildlife Junagadh said stringent legal action will follow. CCF has also requested tourists not to fall trap to such ads. It is learnt that operator of the resort Mahendrasinh Solanki had posted a video and announced offer for sighting of lion in night safari for Rs. 999. DeshGujaratRead More

Representatives from all the groups of lions in and around Gir forests to be radio collared in a months time: CCF Vasavada

June 24, 2019
Representatives from all the groups of lions in and around Gir forests to be radio collared in a months time: CCF Vasavada

By our correspondent, Junagadh: In an endeavour to link at least one representative big cat of all the lion groups (prides) in and around Gir forests, the sole natural abode of Asiatic lions, with radio collar device to make their detection and monitoring easy, the forest department has so far done almost one third of the job and the remaining would most likely be completed in a months time. CCF Junagadh D T Vasavada today said that since June 11 to till date more than 25 representat...Read More

Gir lions death issue: Amicus Curiae Hemang shah submits suggestion brief in the High Court

June 20, 2019
Gir lions death issue: Amicus Curiae Hemang shah submits suggestion brief in the High Court

Ahmedabad: The amicus curiae of the Gujarat high court in the matter of lions deaths in and around Gir Sanctuary in Gujarat, Hemang Shah in his brief given to the court has given several suggestions. The court had sought suggestions on preventing lions deaths during hearing of this matter in January this year. The court was hearing the matter after the death of three young lions in Savarkundala area getting run over by a goods train in December last year. ...Read More

Forest teams trying to locate and shift lions in coastal areas to safer places in the wake of approaching cyclone VAYU

June 12, 2019
Forest teams trying to locate and shift lions in coastal areas to safer places in the wake of approaching cyclone VAYU

Amreli: Even as the precautionary measures in the wake of approaching cyclonic storm VAYU were on in full swing, the forest department teams in coastal Jafrabad area of Amreli district in Gujarat were trying to locate and move several lions from the forests in the area to safer places. A forest official today said that around 10 teams including several trackers were locating the lions who live in coastal area. 'There were at least three groups of lions and some of them live in low...Read More

Gujarat CM inaugurates latest ambulance, high tech monitoring centre and wireless surveillance cell for conservation of Lions at Gir

June 11, 2019
Gujarat CM inaugurates latest ambulance, high tech monitoring centre and wireless surveillance cell for conservation of Lions at Gir

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister today flagged off a latest Ambulance van for medical care of Asiatic lions in Gir sanctuary. The Chief Minister also visited Sasan Animal Care and Rescue Centre. He said the State government is determined for conservation of lions. He said as many as 30 lions of Gujarat will roar in other states under the Animal Exchange Progamme against which 142 rare animals will come to Gujarat. Rupani inaugurated a Gir High Tech Monitoring Centre which is equip...Read More

Lion attacks tracker in Gujarat

May 29, 2019
Lion attacks tracker in Gujarat

Bhavnagar: A forest tracker was injured by lion in area close to Vadal village in Palitana taluka of Bhavnagar district of Gujarat today. A forest official said that the tracker was attacked by lion when he tried to feed it. He has been admitted to Mansinhji hospital in Palitana with injuries in leg and belly area. DeshGujarat Read More

Lion viral video case: one culprit arrested, motorcycle seized

May 16, 2019

Lion shows in #Gir forest have been a menace for long, however, this is getting widespread. This video from #Amreli shows the disgusting efforts made to garner cheap thrills. Strict actions should be taken against such incidents. @Ganpatsinhv @CMOGuj #Asiaticlions #lionshows pic.twitter.com/3Gt0voEgSr— Parimal Nathwani (@mpparimal) May 15, 2019 Amreli: The forest department has arrested one of the two persons being seen in a video which has gone viral and in which the body of an animal ...Read More

Viral video of Lion running behind bike- enquiry on, culprit, spot identified

May 16, 2019

Lion shows in #Gir forest have been a menace for long, however, this is getting widespread. This video from #Amreli shows the disgusting efforts made to garner cheap thrills. Strict actions should be taken against such incidents. @Ganpatsinhv @CMOGuj #Asiaticlions #lionshows pic.twitter.com/3Gt0voEgSr— Parimal Nathwani (@mpparimal) May 15, 2019 Junagadh: The forest department has ordered an enquiry about the video which has gone viral and in which a person on motorbyke is dragging a de...Read More

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