Friday, 21 November 2014

Asiatic Lion: The Pride of Gir National Park

Gir National Park- Asiatic lions

Gir National Park is popularly known as wildlife protected area. Home to wide range of animals and plants, the vegetation of this national park is rich because of presence of various factors such as perennial rivers that flow through this area. Rich biodiversity of this area makes it an ideal spot for scientific study for biologists from different parts of the world. The major attraction of this national park is Asiatic Lion.

Let’s have an overview of Asiatic lions:
The Asiatic Lion: Sasan Gir is only place in the world outside the African continent where Asiatic Lions can be found in their natural habitat. They are one of the prime reasons why large number of visitors travel from different parts of this world to this national park. A majority of their time is spent sleeping wherein the shade is deepest, while lioness makes the arrangement for the food. But, the male member in the family is the first one to take first share from food. The best time for observing lions in their natural habitat is during sunrise and sunset, when they are out for their prowl. You should avoid visiting this destination during afternoon hours because during this time most animals prefer resting in shade. Check out Gir safari timings in order plan in advance.

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