Ahmedabad, September 3
A lion cub separated from its satisfaction died shortly after being rescued by forest personnel close to the Gir forest in Gujarat’s Amreli district, a senior official stated on Thursday.
The male cub, round two or three months outdated, was discovered by Shetrunjee forest division workers at Vandh village in Jafrabad taluka on Wednesday night, stated Chief Conservator of Forest, Junagadh wildlife circle, DT Vasavada.
“The cub was very weak when it was discovered by our workers,” stated Vasavada.
“Primary investigation revealed the cub received separated from its satisfaction. Thus, the animal was rescued and stored at a rescue centre beneath a health care provider’s statement,” he stated.
Despite greatest efforts to avoid wasting the feline, it died early Thursday morning, the official stated.
As per newest estimates, there are over 600 lions within the Gir forest and its surrounding areas.
The Gir Forest National Park is the one abode of Asiatic lions. PTI