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Gir-India Lions Safari

The Gir-India Forest National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary (also known as Sasan-Gir) is a forest and wildlife sanctuary in Gujarat, India. Founded in 1965, with a total area of 1412 square kilometers (about 258 km total protected area (National Park) and 1153 km for the Sanctuary), the park is located 65 km south-east of Junagadh.

Gir-India just a clean home to Asiatic lions (Panthera leo persica), and is considered one of the most important protected areas in Asia to maintain the species. Gir ecosystem, with its varied flora and fauna have been protected by the efforts of the government forest department, the nature of activists and NGOs. Gir Forest and the lions had been declared "protected" at the beginning of 1900, the Nawab and the princely state of Junagadh. This initiative seeks to protect the lions whose population had dropped to only 15 through slaughter for trophy hunting.

The April 2010 census recorded the lion in Gir time to 411, an increase of 52 over 2005. Lion breeding program covers the park and its surroundings, gave birth to about 180 lions in captivity since its inception.