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Nine Lions Seen Crossing Road in Gujarat’s Gir Forest Area; Video Goes Viral
Updated: May 14, 2018 12:06 PM IST
Forest National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary, also known as Sasan Gir
boasts a large number of lions. The forest area in Gujarat is famous for
a number of lion sightings, which when spotted by human beings seem
wondrous and terrifying. However, such occurrences have become common in
areas close to the forest. Recently, a video was captured by a tourist
in which we can see nine lions trying to cross the street in the Sasan
Gir area of Gujarat.
The video seems
to be quite fascinating as we can see a herd of lions taking pride of
the road. In the clip, we can see 6 lionesses and three lion cubs
crossing the road. The lionesses are known to be quite protective of
their cubs, and this video is proof of that. The video shows 3 lionesses
walking just before the three little cubs, followed by the other three
lionesses. The tourist who captured the video on his mobile camera seems
to be thrilled while shooting the unusual moment.
Have a look at the viral video:
have been many such instances of lions taking pride of the streets. A
few months back, a disturbing video of a lioness and three cubs being
chased by a trucker had gone viral and had sparked an outrage on social
media. The incident happened in the same Gir area in Gujarat. Following
this, the forest department had promised an enquiry, but till date, no
probe has been done. More awareness and information about protecting
wildlife needs to be generated among the masses, and the offenders
should be booked, in order to avoid such instances.