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Where Lions Rule...
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, asiatic lions, Gir, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 1682 days ago - beta.thehindu.com
Gir National Park is one place where the Asiatic Lions still roam free
Lioness Killed in Gir Forest
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, lioness, killed, Gir, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, death )

Cher
- 1825 days ago - indianexpress.com
The state Forest Department found the carcass of a lioness from the Tulsishyam range in Gir forest in the district, officials said on Saturday. The big cat was killed by a sharp weapon.
Have Gir's Big Cats Found a New Den?
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, asiatic lions, Gir, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1889 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
The king has found another jungle. At least 17 lions have moved out of Gir forest to the grassland in Mahuva taluka of Bhavnagar district to make their new home. And, the wild cats can now be easily spotted roaming around in the unprotected areas.
Chinese Threat to Gir Lions
Animals  (tags: animals, Gir, lions, Chinese medicines, poaching, killing, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1889 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
The International Union of Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has, in its red list, the Asiatic lion as an endangered species. The main threat to the Gir lion, it says, is from poachers who sell its bone as tiger bone which is used in Chinese remedies.
Gir Lions Can Breathe Easy for Now
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, lions, Gir, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1919 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
The standing committee of the National Board for Wildlife which met in New Delhi on Wednesday has asked experts to review and give their opinions on the scientific and social aspects of translocation of Asiatic Lions from Gir to Kuno Palpur in Madhya
Poacher Who Killed Gir Lions Held, Handed Over to CID
Animals  (tags: animals, lions, Gir, killed, poacher, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1978 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
An accused, wanted in connection with the 2007 killings of lions at Gujarat's Gir Sanctuary, abode to Asiatic Lions, was nabbed, forest officials said.
Second Home for Gir's Big Cats Remains Mired
Animals  (tags: animals, big cats, Gir, asiatic lions, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 2006 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
India's Asiatic lions are the most vulnerable of all the big cats as they live in a single area in Gujarat, making them prone to diseases as well as other threats, and yet calls for creating a second home by the scientific community have been
No Tigers in MP's Panna Means Gir Keeps Lions' Share, Says Gujarat
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, lions, Gir, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 2013 days ago - indianexpress.com
Desperate to hold on to its monopoly as the last wild habitat of the Asiatic Lion, Gujarat has come up with new reasons to stall sharing its 'pride' with Madhya Pradesh.
Tourism Dips in Gir Sanctuary Due to Heat
Animals  (tags: animals, asiatic lions, Gir, heat, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 2040 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Tourist inflow to the Gir National Park in Gujarat, the world's only natural habitat for the rare majestic Asiatic lions, has dipped due to the intense heat.
PROJECT: GIR LION
Animals  (tags: Gir, lions, protection, poaching, animals, animal welfare, environment, habitat, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 2110 days ago - davidshepherd.org
It is estimated that there are about 359 Asiatic lions (panthera leo persica) left in the state of Gujarat - the last preserve of this critically endangered big cat. Until very recently it was believed that the lions were free from the threat of poaching
16 Poachers Get 5-Yr Jail for Killing Gir Lions
Animals  (tags: lions, GIR, killing, jailed, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 2121 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
In a landmark judgment in any wildlife poaching case in the country, a tribal gang of 16 from Katni in Madhya Pradesh was sentenced to five years' rigorous imprisonment for killing Asiatic lions of Gir by a Bhavnagar court.
Lion's Share Goes Up in Gir
Animals  (tags: asiatic lions, habitat, expansion, Gir, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 2393 days ago - dnaindia.com
Now, here's one more reason for the last breed of Asiatic lions in Gir to cheer. Acknowledging the need to expand the habitat area of lions, the state government has accepted the Greater Gir proposal.
Open Wells Being Covered to Save Asiatic Lions in Gir
Animals  (tags: lions, Gir, deaths, wells, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 2429 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
The Rajasthan State government, forest department, NGOs and corporate companies in Sasan Gir have joined hands to prevent lions, cubs and leopards from falling in wells, by constructing parapet walls around them.
   

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