Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Lion cub killed by adult male


Lion cub killed by adult male

Gujarat Samachar (Briefly translated from Gujarati)

This incidence was reported by forest department at Dudhiya – Raydi area of Dedakadi range in Gir West. A lioness with her three cubs and a male lion about 11-12 years resided in the area. Another male lion about 8 years, in the natural process of getting hold of female, faught with the old male. Old male lost and left the territory.
The younger male killed and eat one of the cubs, about four months old. Only four legs and skull of this cub were found. Forest department later located rest of the members and confirmed that they were in good health without injuries.

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