Gujarat, known for its rich biodiversity and wildlife, is home to the Asiatic lion, one of the rarest and most endangered big cat species in the world. The Asiatic lion population in Gujarat is concentrated in the Gir Forest National ..
The central government has unveiled a plan for the conservation of Asiatic lions in Gir, a region in Gujarat. Titled “Lion@47: Vision for Amrutkal,” the plan is part of Project Lion and aims to secure and restore habitats to manage ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
World Lion Day is celebrated on August 10 every year in a bid to raise awareness on lions. The day also seeks to mobilise support for protection and conservation of Lion. Highlights As per World Wide Fund for animals (WWF), ..
Around eight Asiatic lions have tested positive for COVID-19 at Hyderabad Nehru Zoological Park. This is the first time that transmission of virus to animal has been detected in India. Asiatic Lions Asiatic Lions are one of the five Pantherine ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2021
The Union environment Minister shri Prakash Javadekar recently released Management Effectiveness Evaluation report of 146 National Parks and wildlife sanctuaries. The report is first of its kind in the country What are the Key findings of the report? Around 60% ..
Cheetah has become extinct in India for more than 70 years now due to over hunting. Hence, several steps are being taken for the reintroduction of the cat in the country. It was brought up at CMS-COP 13 as well. ..