Source: Divya Bhaskar, Gujarat Daily,
A dead body of lion was found in Dedakdi range of Gir (West) forest. As per Shri Shukal, DFO, Gir(W), a dead body of 3 year old male lion was found by the patrol guard around 6.30 PM near Hardadwa dhola area in Dedakadi range in Gir(W). On being informed higher official rushed to the place. Necessary legal formalities were done and postmortem was carried out next day with a conclusion of natural death. It is to be noted that last year a large number of lions had died in Gir. With death of one more lion, wild lifer were shocked.