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Gir National Park

Gir National Park, also known as Sasangir Wildlife Sanctuary, is the largest park of India, situated in Gujart state of India. It covers an area of 1412 sq. km, the nearest comfortable location is Junagarh. The park is an ideal shelter for the lions since 1884After that the number of lions started decreasing due to drought and blind hunting. But it was the Nawab of JunaGarh who paid attention for the survival of the lions, hunting was banned and after the independence of India, the park was declared as national Heritage site. In 1975, the Gir Wildlife sanctuary has got the status of National park.

The Gir forest includes more than 300 lions and watching them hunting is really an amazing experience. The park attracted thousand of tourist from all over the world and one of the most visited parks in India. Asiatic lions are smaller than African lions in shape and size. Further the park has dense and mangrove forest cover area which boasts off teak, flame of the forest, some Acacia and Banyan trees Jambu, Karanj, Umro, Vad, Kalam, Charal, Sirus and Amli. These trees are evergreen and make ideal destination for the lions. During the summer season the weather becomes dry thus favors the growth of shrubs and few lowering trees.

Apart from the lions, it is a perfect home to other mammals such as Sambar Deer, Chital Spotted Deer, Nilgai Antelope, Chowsingha Four-Horned Antelope, Chinkara Gazelle, Wild Boar, Langur Monkey, Jackal, and Hyena and numerous birds like Paradise Flycatcher, Bonneli's Eagle, Crested Serpent Eagle, Woodpeckers Flamingo etc.
The Gir wildlife sanctuary also emerges as a pilgrimage centre in India. There are several ancient temples like Kanki Mata, Tulsi Shyam, situated inside the jungle, presents the rich culture and heritage of Gujarat.

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