Tag: Asiatic Lions

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  • Leonine lament

    Leonine lament

    At first glance that caption might appear a contradiction in terms: lions are never associated with the tearful whimpering. Alas, that is what the last Asiatic lions holding out in the Gir forest in Gujarat have been reduced to. Not just because 23 of the big cats have died over the last few weeks, but …

    October 7, 2018
  • Uncertainty continues over MP getting lions from Gujarat

    Uncertainty continues over MP getting lions from Gujarat

    The authorities in Madhya Pradesh are yet to confirm the arrival of Asiatic Lions from Gujarat in the state's Palpur-Kuno Wildlife Sanctuary. The Madhya Pradesh government does not have even the draft of the contract though which the lions from Gujarat would be brought, according to officials on Tuesday.  Forest Minister Gaurishankar Shejwar, replying to a …

    February 28, 2017