Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Lion cub found dead in Gir


Lion cub found dead in Gir

Times Of India Ahmedabad Edition

Rajkot : A one-and-a-half-year-old lion was found dead in the Savajia Khancha area in Bhim Chas beat of Jasadhar range on Saturday. Forest officials, later sent the carcass to Junagadh for postmortem. Junagadh zoo veterinary officer after the postmortem ascertained that the cub died due to internal injuries. However, all the organs and all 17 claws recovered from the body of the cub were found intact. Officials also found caught a 14-year-old sick lion in the Mindha beat of Jasadhar range on Friday. After giving primary aid, looking into condition, the lion has been shifted to Sakkarbaug Zoo at Junagadh for treatment. TNN

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