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Oct 15, 2018
Another lion found dead in private farmland in Gir forest; body sent for autopsy to ascertain causeThe death comes at a time when 23 lions have died in the Gir forest in Gujarat, a majority of them due to viral and bacterial infections, since 12 September, putting the state government in a spot of bother.
Oct 09, 2018
Lions caught in Gujarat government's conundrum: Can't care for them, won't let other states do it eitherGujarat government has not been frank, upfront or transparent about the causes of lion deaths in the past, and even more so since the current epidemic struck
Oct 04, 2018
Amid Asiatic lion deaths at Gir forest, special vaccines arrive from US to protect the endangered big catsThe deaths of as many as 23 lions at the Gir forest — believed to have been caused by a deadly combination of Canine Distemper Virus (CDV) and a protozoal infection — since 12 September is a crisis looming over the endangered animals.
Oct 03, 2018
Gir Forest lion toll rises to 23; Gujarat govt says canine distemper virus, protozoal infection behind deathsThe department meant to look after the Gir Forest has maintained that the death of lions was caused by infighting among the big cats.