Lion cub falls into open well; Rescued
Divya Bhasker (Briefly translated from Gujarati)
Yesterday a lion cub of 2 years of age, fell down in an open well. The open well was in firm land of farmer Ramesh Manubhai Jiyani on Dhari-Khambha road in Madhupur village near Dhari in Gir East. Farmer informed forest department and officers Dhami, Rathod, Bheda and others immediately started rescue operation. The cub was saved without injury using simple khatlo- and ropes. The animal was sent to animal care centre and was to released in wild as soon as its family pride was located.