Thursday, June 09, 2011

Carcass of lioness found near village

Carcass of lioness found near village
IBN Live

Body of a two and half year old lioness was found near a village in Savarkundla taluka of the district today, forest officials said. The carcass of the lioness, suspected to have died two days ago, was found on the outskirts of Jhabada village of Savarkundla, they said. According to forest officials, the carcass was sent to Sasan Gir in Junagadh district for postmortem and further investigations are on. As per the census done last year there were 411 lions in the state, out of which there were 162 females and 97 males, besides this there were 77 cubs less than one year old and 75 cubs are aged between 1-3 years.

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