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Close encounter with the Asiatic Lions in Gir National Park

Gir National Park  is one of the most popular tourist place in Gujarat.Spread across an area of 1412 sq.km,it is home diverse flora and fauna. Located in the Junagarh district of Gujarat, Gir is home to the majestic Asiatic lions and its population has been consistently increasing since its establishment. 659 more words


Pleistocene Mammals of the Levant

Long before the stories in the bible supposedly took place, the Levant was a beautiful wilderness sparsely populated by humans.  The Levant is the region encompassing the modern day boundaries of Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, and Iraq.  765 more words

Pleistocene Mammals

Zoo Life - Part 2

Photo Courtesy: Cousin Bonnie

Hi Everybody,

Welcome back! This is my second post about the Mysore zoo. This time I went with my cousin and her friend. 271 more words


Gir Lions Getting Fenced In by Mushrooming Farm Houses

Iron fences put up by owners of private farms on the periphery of Gir forest in India’s Gujarat state are cutting off passage for Asiatic lions and choking their natural corridor. 260 more words


Long Wait For the Lion Safari in Etawah

The Lion Safari in Etawah is a dream project of Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav and his son Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. Begun more than a decade back during the chief ministership of Mulayam Singh Yadav, the project is yet to take off. 46 more words

Honoring World Lion Day

In celebration of World Lion Day (August 10th), here’s a motivational and uplifting conservation story of Asiatic Lions in west India’s Gir National Park:


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