Asiatic Lions - Sasan Gir National Park

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March 11th 2010
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To Sasan Gir National Park

I spent last week end in the dry forest of Sasan Gir National Park, watching the desiccated leaves scurry across the parched earth in the hot, dry breezes. The sun beats down mercilessly there, as this corner of India anxiously awaits the coming monsoon - still months away. Even so, the regal Asiatic Lion holds sway over their kingdom, camouflaged perfectly for this landscape. I took three safaris and was lucky. Eleven lions sighted, included one glorious morning when I was blessed to see three lionesses and their five cubs on the prowl in their territory.

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10th April 2010

can't wait
I like "Regal." Makes me want to go!
14th March 2013

Asiatic lion
nice article with gud pic and information. see more pic of Gir Wildlife sanctuary @

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