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Asiatic Lion e-Bulletin From 15-1-2009 to 31-1-2009

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  • Kishore Kotecha
    Logo Lion only DARK Asiatic Lion and Gir Forest Update Wildlife Conservation Trust - Rajkot - India From 15-1-2009 to 31-1--2009 The fortnightly e-Bulletin
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 1, 2009

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      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.


      Headline News

      SC clears Amreli lion park

      A Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice K G Balakrishnan and Justice P Sathasivam okayed setting up of Ambardi Wildlife….


      Lions kill man at jungle show

      A group of lions attacked and killed a 35-yearold man in the reserved forest area of Gir in Gujarat ’s Junagadh district….


      After lions kill man, forest dept files case against 3 for trespassing

      Rajesh Parmar (28), who was killed by a pride of lions on the outskirts of Gir, had entered the sanctuary illegally alongwith three of ….


      Buffalo saves youth from lioness

      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…


      Villagers walk into Babra Virdi unchecked

      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…..


      Most forest circles cannot handle emergencies

      The absence of the Rescue Task Force (RTF) with Anand district forest officials has exposed a major lapse on the part of the…..


      Lion attacks one more outside Gir

      In yet another incident, a lion attacked a 13-year-old boy who was sleeping in the fields in Morvel village of Dhari taluka….


      Foresters puzzled over lion killing man

      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….


      Siddis dance to Obama tune

      As Barack Obama took oath as United States ' first Black president on Tuesday, Siddi Badshahs broke into "Dhamal" dance in their….


      Major overhaul in forest dept

      The state government effected major transfers in the forest department, shifting out conservator of forest (CF) Wildlife Junagadh and….


      Lions attack for 4th time at Gir

      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…


      Fire in Dalkhaniya range, no damages reported

      forest fire in Dalkhaniya range on Monday morning engulfed nearly five hectares of forest area. No injuries or damages were reported…


      Leopard trapped in Dhari

      A leopard which had been scaring villagers of the region with its game of hide and seek, and even got into houses often in….


      Lion attacks a farmer

      In one more male lion conflict incidence, a lion attacked a farmer (Bhikha Raghav-50 yrs) when he was returning from his….


      Cattle Killings by Lions

      A pride of about five lions was roaming in Akala and Chokli villages two days back and was brought back to Girnar forest by…


      11-member task force to curb lion poaching

      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

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