Uplifting news for untamed life significant others: Over 100 lionesses purportedly pregnant in Gujarat’s Gir Sanctuary.
According to the census conducted by the Gujarat Forest Department a year ago, the number of inhabitants in lions in Gir has seen an ascent.
More than 100 lionesses are pregnant in Gujarat’s Gir Sanctuary, as indicated by ANI.
According to the census led by the forest department a year ago, the number of inhabitants in lions in Gir has seen an ascent. The evaluation put the aggregate number of the cats in the state at 523, up from 411 lions checked in 2010.
The Gir protected region, comprising of Gir National Park and Sanctuary, Paniya Wildlife Sanctury and Mitiyala Wildlife Sanctuary, is spread more than 1,412 sq km. The Gir sanctuary, situated at Sasan in Junagadh area, is the main home for the Asiatic lions and draws in vast number of tourists consistently.
Since last October, 5.20 lakh domestic tourists and around 7,000 foreign visitors have gone to the Gir National Park, getting an income of Rs 10.71 crore.
The Gir forest is the only place in the whole of Asia where the Asiatic lion is now found.