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Sticking together:An Asiatic lioness rests with her cubs at Sasan Gir on
a hot afternoon. Usually, there is a lull in wildlife activities in
afternoons. Sasan Gir has been successful in increasing the count of
Asiatic Lions, which are found only in India, over the years. According
to 14th Asiatic Lion Census 2015, the number has been risen to 523 (27
per cent jump compared to previous census in 2010). Their population was
411 in 2010 and 359 in 2005—Photo: Sandeep Rasal