Amreli, Apr 2 UNI | 4 months ago

A six-month-old lion cub died here in this Gujarat's district after the wild animal fell into a well this evening.

The cub, which was with its mother, fell into a well at Umariya village in Khambha tehsil of the district.

The Forest Department personnel reached the spot after getting information from villagers, but the cub could not be rescued.

In another similar incident at nearby Gir-Somnath district, a leopard cub fell into a well near Jhala village.

However, the animal was rescued by the Forest Department. A total of 12 lions and their cubs have died unnaturally in

Amreli district in the last three months.

(Posted on 03-04-2014)