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India's Other Big Cat
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, asiatic lions, India, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1199 days ago - business-standard.com
we hear very little about how India's other big cat, the Asiatic Lion, has been brought back from near extinction. At the beginning of the 20th century, India's lion population had dropped to a few dozen in the Gir forests of Junagarh (now in Gujarat).
Gujarat Uses Technology to Count Asiatic Lions
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, asiatic lions, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 1439 days ago - economictimes.indiatimes.com
A happy civilization is credited not only with ever-growing human population, but also with the positive growth of flora and fauna. And amid talks of India emerging as a superpower in a decade or so, at least one thing is burgeoning out of the bounds
Where Lions Rule...
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, asiatic lions, Gir, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 1443 days ago - beta.thehindu.com
Gir National Park is one place where the Asiatic Lions still roam free
Number of Asiatic Lion Rises in the Gir National Park
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, asiatic lions, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 1451 days ago - release-news.com
Officials have declared the final results of the count of total numbers of Asiatic Lions in the Gir National Park/forest which was taken up in two phases between April 24 and April 27 2010. According to the survey, at present there are 411 lions in this
Asiatic Lion Census to Begin From April 24
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, census, asiatic lions, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1465 days ago - thaindian.com
Assisted by tools like the Global Positioning System and the Geographical Information System, more than 1,600 personnel will fan out in Gujarat's Greater Gir forest for four days from April 24 for the thirteenth lion census, 2010, officials said Tuesday.
Gujarat's Gir Lion Monopoly Faces Fresh Threat
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, asiatic lions, threat, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 1480 days ago - dnaindia.com
The odds are stacked against Gujarat which has the distinction of being the only state in the country to have Asiatic lions
Lion Census From April 24, Count Could Go Beyond 400
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, asiatic lions, census, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 1481 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
This is going to be a census that will be closely watched by many, given the fact that it is being conducted after a period that saw poaching incidents for the first time in Gir and when neighbour Madhya Pradesh
Let Tigers Have the Lion's Share, But Spare a Thought for Us
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, asiatic lions, environment, endangered, extinction, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1481 days ago - beta.thehindu.com
Tucked away in a little corner in Gujarat is the Gir National Park, which is home to the critically endangered Asiatic Lion (Panthera Leo Persica).
Last of the World's Asiatic Lions Clawing Their Way Back
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, asiatic lions, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, extinction )

Cher
- 1486 days ago - thenational.ae
Today, only an estimated 360 Asiatic lions survive in the wild and they all live in Gir - a 1,600-square-kilometre patch of undulating scrub in south Gujarat.
Guj Minister Advocates Campaign to Save Lions
Animals  (tags: government india, asiatic lions, endangered programme, conservation, survival )

Simone
- 1507 days ago - ptinews.com
Gujarat Tourism Minister J Narayan Vyas has advocated a campaign, on the lines of the one to save tigers, to arrest the declining numbers of the lions. "Government of India has earmarked Rs 200 crore to protect tigers. The step is in right direction.
Not M-P, Gir Lions Are Going to China
Animals  (tags: asiatic lions, endangered, poachers, protection, sanctuary, threatened )

Simone
- 1521 days ago - dnaindia.com
Chief minister Narendra Modi may have refused to part with any of the Gir lions for a sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh, but the Asiatic lions are still at risk of ending up in China -- dead
Gujarat Opposes Shifting Lion Sanctuary to MP Tiger Reserve
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, asiatic lions, reserves, opposes, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1533 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Amidst growing concern over depleting tiger population in the country, Gujarat stoutly opposed in the Supreme Court, the Centre's proposal to shift the Gir Asiatic lions sanctuary to Kuno tiger reserve in Madhya Pradesh.
Tracking the Lion
Animals  (tags: asiatic lions, relocating, travvelling, protected fir forest, concern, tracking, wild animals )

Simone
- 1602 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
The straying out of Asiatic lions from the protected Gir forest has amazed wildlife enthusiasts and worried Gujarat forest officials. The beast which was earlier confined to the area in and around Sasan and Dhari in Junagadh, is now being spotted in
Have Gir's Big Cats Found a New Den?
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, asiatic lions, Gir, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1650 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.
Second Home for Gir's Big Cats Remains Mired
Animals  (tags: animals, big cats, Gir, asiatic lions, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1766 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
 

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