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Lion cub found dead in Tulsishyam range of Gujarat's Gir forest

PTI | Ahmedabad | Updated: 17-05-2019 21:44 IST | Created: 17-05-2019 21:17 IST
Lion cub found dead in Tulsishyam range of Gujarat's Gir forest
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The dismembered body of a lion cub was found in the Tulsishyam Range of Gujarat's Gir, D T Vasavada, Chief Conservator of Forests, Junagadh Wildlife Circle said Friday. He said pug marks of lions were found on the spot and it appears the cub, around 4-5 months old, was killed in a territorial fight, he added.

With this latest death, as many as five cubs, three lions and two lionesses have been found dead in Gir forest since February. The Gir forest, the last abode of the Asiatic lion, is home to around 600 big cats according to the latest estimate by the forest department.


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