The number of herbivorous animals in the Gir wildlife sanctuary increased by 6.48% in the last one year.

BHOPAL: State government has shot off another reminder, the second in two months, to the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) to take urgent measures to shift lions from Gujarat to Kuno wildl

A 5-month-old lion cub was killed for its nails and bones by poachers on the outskirts of Gir Wildlife Sanctuary near Liliya in Amreli district, forest wardens said.

The mutilated carcass was found with its feet and bones missing. Forest officials suspect poachers cut the feet after trapping and killing the animal.

Despite step-motherly treatment by the Centre, the lion population has grown steadily along with the area in which they can be found, claim officials of the state forest department.

In the last two years, 45 lions and 37 cubs died in Junagadh and Gir Somnath districts, all of natural causes. One lion had died an unnatural death in 2013.

Gujarat has lost 46 lions and 37 cubs in the Gir forest area in the last two years, the State Assembly was informed today.

Ahmedabad: If lions are not sent from Gir every four years to Kuno Palpur (Madhya Pradesh), the chance of their extinction in Kuno Palpur is 30% after a hundred years.

AHMEDABAD: It will be wildlife experts versus a management guru from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, when it comes to countering the claims of Madhya Pradesh over the translocation o

Ahmedabad: Six months after the Supreme Court ordered the translocation of Asiatic lions from Gir to Kuno Palpur in Madhya Pradesh, an expert committee has recommended that the process should begin

The 12-member committee formed to look into the translocation of Asiatic lions from the Gir sanctuary in Gujarat to Kuno-Palpur in Madhya Pradesh will now study the threat perception to these big c