Experts surprised after observing a male mating with 2 females at same time
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Ahmedabad: Lion kings of Gir are enjoying the company of two queens at the same time.

Junagadh: A lioness was
electrocuted at a village farm in Junagadh on Monday morning. According to
forest department officials, the incident took place on the outskirts of Shapar
village in Visavadar taluka of the district. The lioness, which was about
two-and-ahalf years old, came in contact with a live wire at a farm owned by S Vekhadiya.

Soon-to-be-fitted GPS collars will not just help record lions

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Ahmedabad: For the first time, Gir sanctuary and Devaliya Interpretation Centre has crossed the Rs 2 crore mark as far as tourism revenues are concerned, an increase of over 17 per cent from earlier years.

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Ahmedabad: The forest department has decided that the wireless communication network cannot be limited to the Gir sanctuary. The project is at planning stage and the department is now proposing to have complete coverage across Gir forest and wildlife sanctuary area.

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Ahmedabad: Impressed with the tourist influx after the Big B shoot in Gir, the state tourism department has proposed to the forest department to keep a part of the forest open throughout the year and increase the number of permits issued to visitors. The forest closes mid-June till October during the mating season of the beasts.

Many Want To Travel To Spots Where Bachchan Shot For The Ad Film
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Ahmedabad: Superstar Amitabh Bachchan

Sawarkundla (Amreli): A pride of lions was captured in the lens of wildlife photographer Dilip Jiruka as they swaggered along a road passing through Bhuva village in Amreli on Saturday afternoon. The stretch falls in the Gir sanctuary area.

A second home would be insurance against disease

Ahmedabad: The move to shift 100 Maldharis families outside the Gir sanctuary has again raised a debate on if the move was in the interest of the lion population.