Articles tagged under: Gir
November 15, 2019
Amreli: A quite young lioness died in a road accident on a road near Gir East forests in Amreli district in Gujarat today.
A forest official said that the around 3 to 5 year old lioness was found injured beside Khamba-Dedan road near Tulsishyam range of Gir East Forests. It was apparently hit by any unknown vehicle while crossing the road.
The beast was taken to Jasadhar animal care center for treatment where it succumbed.
' The Field staff rescued the animal an...Read More
November 01, 2019
Rajkot: Mahant Bharatdas Darshadas, the hermit famous as the lone voter of the booth especially made each election since 2007 in the old Banej temple situated in deep Gir forests in Gujarat, died today. He was 68 years old.
His associate and disciple of his guru, Haridas Darshandas Bapu today said that Bharatdas, a native of Pali in Rajasthan, was suffering from many ailments including diabetes, hypertension and heart related problems for the past several years. Both of his K...Read More
September 20, 2019
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
August 06, 2019
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.
July 06, 2019
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.
June 24, 2019
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
June 20, 2019
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.
June 12, 2019
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
June 11, 2019
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
May 29, 2019
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.
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