Watch | Asiatic lions gather at watering hole

UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2016 01:27 PM IST
A group of Asiatic lions, including cubs were seen at a watering hole in Gujarat's Gir National Park. With the region staring at water scarcity in the coming months, concerns are being expressed over the well being of the prized animal, lion. Gir, which receives around 1800 mm of rainfall annually, only got about 600 mm last year. The Asiatic lion also known as the Indian lion is a lion subspecies that exists as a single population in Gujarat.
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A group of Asiatic lions, including cubs were seen at a watering hole in Gujarat's Gir National Park. With the region staring at water scarcity in the coming months, concerns are being expressed over the well being of the prized animal, lion. Gir, which receives around 1800 mm of rainfall annually, only got about 600 mm last year. The Asiatic lion also known as the Indian lion is a lion subspecies that exists as a single population in Gujarat.

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