The world deals with an unprecedented spike in illegal wildlife trade, threatening to upset many years of protection gains. Poaching of animals was quite common in ancient days, and still, the practice of animal hunting is going on. Wildlife poaching for trade escalates the direct threat to the survival of many species in the world.
Until barely a century ago till in the recent days, the Gir forest in Gujarat echoed with the sound of guns set off in the pursuit of animals and birds of various proportions, as part of that favored pastime subcontinent’s elite hunting.
Gir National Park, mostly known as the Sasan Gir, is situated in Gujarat, India. It is the last abode for the Asiatic Lions and many species that are suffering from extinction.
In the nineteenth century, Indian princely states’ leaders used to welcome the British homesteaders for hunting endeavors. Towards the end of the nineteenth century, just around a dozen Asiatic lions were left in India, every one of them in the Gir Forest, the famous hunting grounds of the Nawab of Junagarh. English emissaries brought the extreme decay of the lion populace in Gir to the consideration of the Nawab of Junagadh, who set up the safe-haven. Today, it is the central zone in Asia where Asiatic lions stay and are viewed as one of Asia’s most significant protected zones in light of its biodiversity. To visit the place and to view the extinct species capturing them in your bare eyes, go for a Gir safari booking to experience the wilderness under the lap of nature.