4-year-old lion injured in combat dies

Rajkot: Carcass of a four-year-old lion was found near Pipalia village of Tulsishyam range in Khambha taluka of Amreli district on Monday. It was injured in a fight with another lion around 10-15 days ago, sources said. Dr T Karuppasamy, deputy conservator of forest, Gir (east) said, “This lion was recently abandoned by its group. It had a fight with another lion that was 9 to 12 years old. He was seriously injured in the fight and had multiple haemorrhages. It’s a natural activity and we can’t interfere in that.” tnn
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