Lion that entered villager’s house near Khambha caged

  • By TOI
  • | Thursday | 22nd June, 2017

"It had become very feeble probably because it was not able to hunt," said sources.The forest department team traced this lion near Mitiyala sanctuary and finally caged it. RAJKOT/AHMEDABAD: The Asiatic lion, which had sneaked into a villager's compound and preyed on a calf in Bhad village near Khambha on Tuesday night, was caged near Mityala Sanctuary on Thursday.Sources said that the lion, which is believed to be around 8-9 years old, was ill and very weak. Range Forest Officer, Khambha, Rambhai More, who had rushed to the spot on Tuesday night, also confirmed that the lion was sick. It was taken to Jasadhar Animal Care Centre for treatment.The lion had jumped a nearly 8-foot-long wall of Bhabhlu Bharwad's house and preyed on the calves tied there. It was then decided to cage the lion.

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