Now Gir lions identification using modern technologies
Briefly translated from Gujarati
There are about 86 Asiatic Lions in zoos outside India. In past, Sakarbag Zoo located at Junagadh, Gujarat has given many Gir lions to Switzerland, Sweden, Hornsingi, England, Singapore, Russia and other zoos. Lastly in 1993, it had supplied fresh stock of lions to foreign zoos to maintain pure breed outside India. A stud book of these lions is maintained at Sakarbag zoo and last entry in this is 240. In last about two years time it has succeffuly reared new born 20 cubs. If need be again it will provide more no. of lions to foreign zoos to maintain pure breed.