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Asiatic Lion (Reviving the Pride of Gir)

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Asiatic Lion (Reviving the Pride of Gir)
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Item Code: NAV498
Author: H.S. Singh
Publisher: PUBLICATION DIVISION MINISTRY OF I & B
Language: English
Edition: 2019
ISBN: 9788123029586
Pages: 298 (Throughout Colored Illustrations)
Cover: HARDCOVER
Other Details: 10.00 X 8.00 inch
weight of the book: 1.11 kg
About the Book

Bringing together rare insights, information on _ flora and fauna, historical records and ancient literature, ‘Asiatic Lion -Reviving the Pride of Gir’ is an interesting account of the history of origin, evolution and escape of the Asiatic lion from extinction in the previous century. One of the most renowned Wildlife Sanctuaries of India, Gir is the only natural habitat of the Asiatic Lion. The book is an important and valuable resource covering various aspects of the lion’s life cycle, the ecology of Gir and other animals who share ‘the habitat, like the Chowsingha (the world’s only four horned antelope), Sambar (Indian I Deer), Striped Hyena, Magar (Marsh Crocodile), Indian Fox, among others. The author has also shared interesting observations and pictures from his personal collection, making it an informative and enlightening journey for the readers.

About the Author

Dr. H.S. Singh is a retired Indian Forest Service officer and former Principal Chief Conservator of Forests in the state of Gujarat. He served as Member of National Board for Wildlife and Member, Gujarat State Board for Wildlife. He held various positions in forestry and wildlife sector and also worked as Chief Wildlife Warden of Gujarat and Head of Social Forestry Wing and Chairman, Gujarat Biodiversity Board, Gandhinagar. Dr. Singh has earned several national and international awards and published numerous books, several scientific documents and over four dozen scientific articles in national and inter- national journals. He has a long association with the Gir forest and the Gir lion.

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