Detailed Information on Asiatic Lions in India,
its Habitat, Gir Forest, and other animal residing in Gir
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ABOUT ASIATIC LION Asiatic
Lion is one of the seven sub-species of lions on this planet. Its
scientific name is "Panthera Leo Persica". Gir, popular name
for part of Gujarat in India is the only place where this
magnificent animal is found today.
Asiatic lions feed on wild pigs, cattle, antelope
and deer in the wild. Present population of Asiatic Lion is 359
and is increasing every year because of conservation efforts of
local people and Government of Gujarat...