Caught on cam: Asiatic lions approach a watering hole in Gir National Park

| Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 09:00
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Two lioness are to be seen in the video with their cubs

Gujarat: A pleasant sight unfolded at Gujarat's Gir National Park on Wednesday when a group of Asiatic lions approached a watering hole to drink water.

With moderate temperatures in the region, the Asiatic lions, which are rarely spotted or photographed, arrived in a group near a watering hole to quench their thirst for water. Two lioness are to be seen in the video with their cubs. 




The Gir National Park is the only home of the Asiatic lions that were once found across northern Africa, south west Asia and northern Greece. The population of Asiatic lions in the national park which was 411 in 2010 had increased to 523 in 2015.

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