Pride of Gir finally in cage after ten-day chase by Forest Department
Indian express By Parish Joshi
Rajkot, November 2 : The lions had strayed into human habitat in Gondal; will be rehabilitated in Sakkarbaug Zoo The pride of lions that had strayed into human habitat in Gondal area of Rajkot from Gir, was finally captured by the Forest Department early on Sunday after a ten-day chase.
Ten days ago, a full-grown lioness and her three cubs (not full-grown) had come out of Dhari, the north side sanctuary area of Gir forest and reached Rajkot district, more than 150 kilometres from the sanctuary. Forest teams of Rajkot, Sasan and Dhari consisting of more than 60 personnel including veterinary doctors and senior officers had been after the lions ever since.