Gujarat Now Home to 674 Lions, 29% Growth in Population

Source: Times of India »

Asiatic lions in Gujarat are alive and roaring. The recently concluded ‘poonam avalokan’ or full-moon night observation which replaced Lion Census 2020 due to Covid pandemic in Gujarat has revealed a 29% rise in their population, top sources said.

Sources in the know of the counting exercise said observation undertaken on June 5-6 by forest department shows the state is now home to 674 lions, a rise of 151 lions from the count of 523 lions in the census conducted in May, 2015. The official data of the counting exercise is expected to be declared soon…

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