Friday, April 01, 2016

Cub, sub-adult lion found dead in Amreli, Junagadh

Cub, sub-adult lion found dead in Amreli, Junagadh
The Times of India City
RAJKOT: One cub and a sub-adult lion were found dead in Amreli and Junagadh district respectively on Wednesday.

According to sources from the forest department, the cub was four months old and was found dead in Ambaliyala village inside the Tulshishyam forest range in Amreli. Forest officials said that the lion cub had died following infighting between lions.

Another big cat, a two-and-half-year-old sub-adult lion, was found dead near a farm in Rajpara village of Visavadar taluka in Junagadh on Wednesday. Forest department officials said that the animal was suffering from an infection in its hind leg since many days. It seems to have died due to the infection, they added.


Meanwhile, the forest department in Dahri taluka of Amreli was successful in caging two lions that had allegedly killed a 60-year-old man near Ambardi village last week. The lions have been kept under observation. The lions had attacked one Jinabhai Makwana, when he was asleep in an open farm on March 19.

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