4 abandoned cubs found dead in Gir
Indian Express By Sibte Hussain Bukhari
Junagadh, Sptember 22 Four lion cubs abandoned by their mother were found dead in Gir-east forest division while another died while undergoing treatment in Sakkarbaug zoo. Officials have ruled out the possibility of foul play and maintain that all the deaths were natural.
According to details, foresters, while trying to trace an ailing lion, found the carcass of four cubs in Bhuribhekh area under Hadala forest range in Gir-east on Friday. Deputy Conservator of
Samples of the carcass remains have been dispatched to the forensic science laboratory, Junagadh and
In a separate incident, an abandoned lion cub which was shifted to Sakkarbaug zoo a fortnight ago for treatment died on Friday. The cub was found from Sarasia forest range in Gir-east forest division.