Two big cats found dead in Gir
The carcass of the leopard was found in a farm Tulsishyam range in Gir (East) forest late on Wednesday. Post-mortem was done on Thursday and officials say the cause of death was intestinal infection and that all 18 claws of the animal, aged about five, were intact.
A carcass of a lioness was found in the Jasadhar range in Gir (East) on Sunday. The claws are intact and visceral samples were sent for forensic tests in Junagadh though nothing suspicious was detected.