Saturday, September 22, 2007

Total 4 Lion Cubs died in Hadala Bit.

News from Local Gujarait News Paper:

2 Carcasses and 2 dead body found in BHURI BHEKH AREA of Hadala Bit,
Dhari Gir (East) Forest.

i. e. total 4 lion cubs died.

Source: Divya Bhaskar Gujarati Daily News Paper (Rajkot Edition),
Front Page. 22 Sept. 2007

Carcasses of two lion cubs were found near Hadala range of Gir Forest
on Thursday. Sources said they might have died due to illness as
their claws and other parts were foutn intact.

Confirming the death, conservator of forest Bharat Pathak said they
aare waiting for the FSL team, and prima facie the cause of death
seems to be illness, he added.

Moreever, one more carcass of a lion cub was found in the same range,
but it was not confirmed by the forest department officials, who said
that the field staff were yet to located it. TNN

Source: Times of India, Ahmedabad Septmeber 22, 2007 Page 3

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