ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Wildlife Protection : Lions and the State

The government of Gujarat, the only state where the Asiatic lion now survives, has opposed the central government's Rs 68-crore plan to move the lions in the Gir forest to a new home Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh. Gujarat's intransigence may well put in jeopardy a longterm plan, approved in the international wildlife conservation circles, to repopulate old habitats with species that were native to it thereby allowing for further healthy and secure growth of the endangered animal populations....

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