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HUMAN ANIMAL CONFLICT   |   BREEDING PROGRAM
  
 
 
Details of Apr-2010 Census
Areawise Distribution
AREA Male Female Cubs Total
Gir National Park & adjoining 59 121 117 297
Girnar Sanctuary 7 11 6 24
Mityala Sanctuary 2 3 2 7
Paniya Sanctuary 3 6 0 9
Coastal areas (Una, Kodinar, Sutrapada, and Chhara) 9 6 6 21
Savarkundla, Liliya and adjoining areas of Amreli and Bhavnagar 17 15 21 53
T O T A L 97 162 152 411
 
Districtwise Distribution
District Male Female Cubs Total
Junagadh 58 111 101 270
Amreli 28 40 40 108
Bhavnagar 11 11 11 33
T O T A L 97 162 152 411
 
 

Population of the Asiatic Lion in the Gir forests Estimated Ratio
Year Authority No. of Animals
  Male Female Cub
1979 76 100 85
1985 88 100 64
1990 82 100 67
1995 94 100 71
2001 92 100 56
2005 72 100 60
2010 97 162 152
1880 Col. Watson (E) ~12
1893 The then Junagadh State ~31
1905 Maj. Carnegie 60-70
1905 The then Junagadh State ~100
1913 Mr. Wallinger (E) <20
1920 Sir. P.R. Cadell (E) ~50
1936 The then Junagadh State 287
1950 Mr. Winter Blyth 227
1955 Mr. Winter Blyth 290
1963 Forest Department Gujarat 285
1968 Forest Department Gujarat 177
1974 Forest Department Gujarat 180
1979 Forest Department Gujarat 205
1984 Forest Department Gujarat 239
1990 Forest Department Gujarat 284
1995 Forest Department Gujarat 304
2001 Forest Department Gujarat 327*
2005 Forest Department Gujarat 359
2010 Forest Department Gujarat 411  
* 271 in Gir PA and 56 in surrounding areas.
 

Details of 2005 Census
AREA Male Female Sub-Adult Cubs Total
Gir National Park 68 100 61 62 291
Girnar 5 5 5 2 17
Una, Kodinar, Sutrapada, Sea side 7 7     12
Mityala, Savarkundla, Liliya & Bhavnagar Dist. 9 14 6 10 39
T O T A L 89 124 72 74 359
359 does not include 11 animals in Devaliya Park

 Population of all animals

  Lion Leopard Hyena Herbivores
(ungulates)
No. of ungulates per lion
1968 177 NA NA NA NA
1974 180 142 063 9635 53.5
1979 205 161 084 14964 73.0
1985 239 201 192 16905 70.7
1990 284 212 097 32792 115.0
1995 304 268 137 38221 125.7
2001 327 311 - 52000 159.0
2005 359 NA NA 49965 139.17
2010 411 - - - -

 

 
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