Saturday, August 30, 2008

Carcass of lion found in Mobh dam


Carcass of lion found in Mobh dam

Indian Express By Sibte Husain Bukhari


Junagadh, August 29 Carcass of a lion, aged about nine years, was found floating in the Mobh dam on Thursday. The dam is located near Khambha town, under Tulshishyam range of Gir east forest division. Deputy Conservator of Forest (Gir east) J S Solanki said, "The carcass was found floating in the dam in a highly decomposed state. The animal may have died about three days ago. A panel of veterinary doctors conducted autopsy on the spot. The exact cause of the death could not be ascertained immediately. Viscera of the animal has been sent to the Forensic Science Laboratory, Junagadh, for further examination." Solanki ruled out any foul play in the incident.

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