Death of 23 Asiatic Lions in Gujarat's Gir
Babesiosis outbreak in Gujarat’s Gir causes death of 23 Asiatic lions. All the big cats, who died, were from one small part of the park and may have got infected by consuming an animal, an official said. An outbreak of Babesiosis caused by a protozoan parasite has reportedly caused the death of several lions in India’s only wild abode for Asiatic lions in Gujarat’s Gir National Park, in the last three months, officials said on Thursday. See the link below to read this worrying report.