Ahmedabad: Gujarat may be not willing to part with its lions for the Kuno Palpur wildlife sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh, but Madhya Pradesh is getting ready in a big way to welcome the big cats from

Ahmedabad: Gujarat’s objections were brushed aside by the 12 member-committee formed by the Ministry of Forest and Environment for the translocation of lions from Gujarat to Madhya Pradesh.

New Guidelines May Hinder MP’s Lion Shifting Plan

The latest guidelines of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) on translocation of wildlife could prove to be a major roadblock for Madhya Pradesh’s lion dreams. The world’s oldest and most trusted global environmental organization says shifting animals outside their indigenous range “is high risk”.

The Narendra Modi government has moved the Supreme Court seeking review of its April 15 judgment directing translocation of a small population of Asiatic lions from their only habitat in Gir forest

Not only the translocation of lions to Chandraprabha wildlife sanctuary has failed but ten other translocations across the world have also failed, the latest one being the Indian Rhino's translocat

A report submitted by an NGO, Empower Foundation, to the forest department has stated that lions should not be translocated and the big cats should be allowed to migrate naturally only.

Madhya Pradesh that is in loggerhead with Gujarat over translocation of lions is now confident to reclaim its 'tiger state' tag in the next census.

AHMEDABAD: Madhya Pradesh is a major poaching ground with a strong gun culture.

AHMEDABAD: The forest department has ordered random tests on Gir lions for detection of possible presence of dangerous viruses, to prevent Madhya Pradesh from using possible outbreak of viral disea

Files Review Petition In SC; Says MP Misled Court

Ahmedabad: The battle over the translocation of lions from Gujarat to Madhya Pradesh is back in the Supreme Court. The Gujarat government on Tuesday moved a petition challenging the April 15 order which directed the state to translocate lions to Palpur-Kuno wildlife sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh.