Miscreants set ablaze lion habitat in Amreli village
| Sunday | 18th February, 2018
Rajkot: Some miscreants set ablaze a portion of forest under revenue area where lions were often seen in Datardi village of Rajula taluka in Amreli.
Miscreants know that this is lion habitat and that’s why they set it ablaze.
Lions are seen in different parts of Amreli like Liliya, Rajula, Jafrabad, which is a revenue area, but because of lion’s habitat, this area is known as Brihad Gir.According to a complaint given to forest department by locals, some miscreants set ablaze the trees to scare the wildcat.
According to locals, there have been movement of eight to 10 lions in the area, which is known as Brihad Gir.
There is a water tank where generally the lions come to drink water.Wildlife activist Aatabhai Wagh, who has registered the complaint with the forest department, said, “Last week a lioness gave birth to a cub here.