Sasan Gir Forest is today the only place in the world outside Africa, where the lion can be seen in his natural habitat. The forest also harbours a variety of smaller animals and birds. Other predators are the Panther and the Hyena. The Indian Deer, Sambar, Chital (spotted deer), Nilgai (blue bull), Chinkara and the Chowsingha (four horned antelope) are found here, alongwith the bear and the long tailed langur.
Sprawling over 1412 sq km, Gir National Park & Wildlife Sanctuary
which protects Lions in Asia is an invaluable gem in the land of
Gujarat. It is home to rare animal species like the desert cats,
leopards, Chinkara, Python, Stripped Hyena, Jackal and many more