Asiatic lion: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Country’s first ‘walk-through’ aviary at Mumbai

The Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday, 26th January 2020 inaugurated the Indias first ‘walk- through’ aviary and also the biggest and tallest as part of the 71st Republic Day celebrations at the Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan and Zoo located in the capital city of Maharashtra, Mumbai. The aviary is a home for ..

New Programmes Launched under Asiatic Lion Conservation Project

The Gir National Park in Gujarat will be provided dedicated ambulances and veterinary hospitals for injured and sick lions as part of the Asiatic Lion Conservation Project. This decision comes after 39 lions tested positive for the viral disease called canine distemper, out of which 24 died last year. What is the Asiatic Lion Conservation ..

Kuno Wildlife Sanctuary declared as National Park by Madhya Pradesh government

The Madhya Pradesh government has declared the Kuno Wildlife Sanctuary (KWS) as National Park in compliance with the last condition imposed by a Supreme Court-appointed committee for the much awaited ‘translocation of Asiatic lions from Gir in Gujarat’. The move is expected to pave way for translocation of lions from Gir National Park (GNP) in ..

Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) launchs “Asiatic Lion Conservation Project”

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has launched the “Asiatic Lion Conservation Project” with an aim to protect and conserve the world’s last ranging free population of Asiatic Lion and its associated ecosystem. The total budget of the project for 3 years that amounts to nearly Rs. 9784 lakh will be funded ..