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The Lion Kingdom: New series documents fight against canine distemper outbreak in Gujarat's Gir forest
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The Lion Kingdom: New series documents fight against canine distemper outbreak in Gujarat's Gir forest

The Lion Kingdom director Upma Bhatnagar on combating CDV affecting lions in Gujarat's Gir, the changing meaning of wildlife, and the human-animal conflict.

Zoo attempts rare insemination in Asiatic lion from Gujarat to aide their survival
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Zoo attempts rare insemination in Asiatic lion from Gujarat to aide their survival

There are only about 600 Asiatic lions living in Gujarat and another 143 in facilities in Europe.

'Impossible to vaccinate all 500 lions in Gir,' says senior Gujarat official; forest department unsure what killed 23 big cats
India

'Impossible to vaccinate all 500 lions in Gir,' says senior Gujarat official; forest department unsure what killed 23 big cats

Gujarat Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (Wildlife), Akshay Kumar Saxena, debunks reports that all 500 lions in Gir National Park will be vaccinated, says "It is not humanly possible to round up 500-plus wild lions and vaccinate them."

Gir lions' deaths: Officials fail to ascertain actual cause; multiple hypotheses, experts could muddy investigation
India

Gir lions' deaths: Officials fail to ascertain actual cause; multiple hypotheses, experts could muddy investigation

The forest department's failure to pin down the exact cause of the lions' deaths in Gir National Park is the only certain outcome of the hectic maneuverings of the last few days. So far, nobody in the forest or government is even talking about a contingency plan in case things turn worse

MP govt wants Rs 7 crore to shift Asiatic lions from Gujarat
India

MP govt wants Rs 7 crore to shift Asiatic lions from Gujarat

The copy of the letter, which was written on 16 May, was accessed by wildlife activist Ajay Dubey via RTI.

Why Gujarat's loss is the Asiatic lion's gain
India

Why Gujarat's loss is the Asiatic lion's gain

The thriving population of the Gir Lion could be its undoing: crowded together, they are more vulnerable to disease and natural disaster, and males killing off the young. They need a new home, but Gujarat won't shift them.

Gir Lion Project: a rare conservation success story
India

Gir Lion Project: a rare conservation success story

With 100 lions living amiably among 6 million people, there is much that the rest of India and the world can learn about what makes this situation so remarkable.