canine distemper virus]
By Nitin Sangwan and Pradeep Singh
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2018 12:08 PM IST
While the growth in tourism is heartening, it is leading to construction of hospitality units – many illegal – near the Sasan-Gir area. This is disturbing the forest corridors that lions use for their movement.
By Rhythma Kaul
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2018 07:23 AM IST
Officials said more than 100 samples of swabs from nose, eyes and rectum have been tested so far with about 25 turning out to be positive.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2018 10:58 PM IST
Around 23 Asiatic lions have died in Gujarat’s Gir forest since September 12, prompting the government to launch massive operations to ensure that the infection does not spread to other big cats in their only abode in Asia.