Gir Forest and the Saga of the Asiatic Lion

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Indus Publishing, 2005 - Gir Forest National Park (India) - 254 pages
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Contents

Conservation History of Gir Forest
11
Lion in Ancient India
36
The Gir Forest
49
Tribal Communities of Gir Forest
65
Saga of LionHuman Conflict
92
Ancestors of Lion and the Lionlike Creatures
102
The King
106
Maneating Lions
126
Crocodiles and Other Reptiles
148
A Birdwatchers Paradise
153
Conservation Policies
167
Captive Breeding and Genetic Reserve
195
In Search of a New Home
208
Census at Gir Forest
232
Bibliography
240
Index
247

A Paradise of Wildlife
133

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