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About Gir

Gir, the Jewel of Saurashtra, is spread over 1412 sq.kms. A dry deciduous forest. gir is best known as the last home of Asiatic Lions.
Over 411 Lions (as per the census of 2010), more than 311 Leopards, and a number of other carnivores: ungulates crossing the 50,000 mark and 300 species of birds flitting about among 500 types of Trees: more than 2000 species of insects and other lesser known animals green reverine patches of forest and dry scrub jungle. That's Gir National Park and Sanctuary a eritable paradise of biological diversity.

Biological diversity:

Gir National Park and Sanctuary harbours an amazing variety of life and habitats, besides the widely known Asiatic lions.

According to the lates census the number of animals in Gir continues to show, like in the past, ahealthy increase.

(Approx. figure)

Mammals

38 species

Reptiles

32 species

Amphibia

10 species

Birds

300+ species

Plants

500+ species

Inscets &
lessor fauana

2000+ species

Asiatic Lions

411

Nilgai

937

Leopard

311

sambar

2811

Chital

46785

Chowsinga

461

Wild Boar

3109