Asiatic Lion e-Bulletin From 15-1-2009 to 31-1-2009
Asiatic Lion and Gir Forest Update
Wildlife Conservation Trust - Rajkot - India
From 15–1-2009 to 31-1--2009
The fortnightly e-Bulletin aims to keep lion fans, wildlife lovers and conservation networks up-to-date with news and developments about Asiatic Lion and Gir Forest. It is compiled by Wildlife Conservation Trust – Rajkot, India. Previous issues are available on request.
A Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice K G Balakrishnan and Justice P Sathasivam okayed setting up of Ambardi Wildlife….
A group of lions attacked and killed a 35-yearold man in the reserved forest area of Gir in Gujarat ’s Junagadh district….
Rajesh Parmar (28), who was killed by a pride of lions on the outskirts of Gir, had entered the sanctuary illegally alongwith three of ….
In a rare wildlife incident, a buffalo saved a shepherd youth from the jaws of a lioness in Dhari-Tulsishyam range of Gir forest on…
Babra Virdi spread over 812 hectares of land just 15 km off Gir is a reserve forest area, but forest trails are used by villagers often…..
The absence of the Rescue Task Force (RTF) with Anand district forest officials has exposed a major lapse on the part of the…..
In yet another incident, a lion attacked a 13-year-old boy who was sleeping in the fields in Morvel village of Dhari taluka….
The incident of Mukesh Parmar being killed by a pride of lions in Barda-Viridi range of Gir on January 16 has foresters wondering. After….
As Barack Obama took oath as United States ' first Black president on Tuesday, Siddi Badshahs broke into "Dhamal" dance in their….
The state government effected major transfers in the forest department, shifting out conservator of forest (CF) Wildlife Junagadh and….
The lion king is angry. His fight for space and food is taking its toll on humans. Until now, the Gir forest and its surrounding region was…
forest fire in Dalkhaniya range on Monday morning engulfed nearly five hectares of forest area. No injuries or damages were reported…
A leopard which had been scaring villagers of the region with its game of hide and seek, and even got into houses often in….
In one more male lion conflict incidence, a lion attacked a farmer (Bhikha Raghav-50 yrs) when he was returning from his….
A pride of about five lions was roaming in Akala and Chokli villages two days back and was brought back to Girnar forest by…
Anxious about the poaching going on in and around Gir sanctuary, state forest department has decided to form a….
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Update provided by: Kishore Kotecha
Wildlife Conservation Trust, Rajkot – Gujarat – India Ph: +91 98240 62062