Saturday, May 14, 2011

Lioness dies of snake-bite at Gir sanctuary

Lioness dies of snake-bite at Gir sanctuary
Times of India

A seven-year-old lioness has died due to a snake-bite at the Sayna Vasiya village in the Una range of the Gir National Park.

Manishwar Raja, divisional forest officer, east zone, said the lioness, who was from a group of three, consisting of two lions, died last evening.

The body was sent to a veterinary hospital at Jasdar for post mortem.

Gir is the only place where Asiatic lions are found. As per the 2010 census, their number was 411.

1 comment:

Jaidev Dhadhal said...

That means before doing the Post-mortem they have decided that the Lioness died due to snake bite!!!! We lion lovers are too innocent to buy such stories of those people............

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