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Video of lions entering a village in Rajula, killing calf goes viral

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Yet another CCTV image of lions roaming in residential areas has gone viral. This time the incident was reported in Amreli’s Rajula area. Two lions entered the residential area in a village in Rajula and chased several cattle. Later, one of the lions killed a calf. The presence of lions in the area late at night had the citizens scared.

The incident was reported from Katar village in Rajula. The lions entered the village late at night which resulted in the cattle running helter-skelter. The lions managed to hunt a calf. The incident was recorded in the CCTV cameras and went viral on social media.

Locals said the lions entering the village have now become a norm.

Earlier incidents involving lions

Earlier a lion entered the newly inaugurated Sarovar Portico hotel in Junagadh city.  A video grab from the CCTV cameras installed in the hotel also went viral. The CCTV showed the lion entering the hotel early morning through the main gate.

The lion then went to the parking area and then left. The security guard was in his cabin when the lion entered although the lion did not seem interested in him. The security guard also informed the hotel which in turn asked guests to keep doors and windows shut. It seemed the lion had lost its way.

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In December last year two sub-adult lions allegedly attacked and killed a 17-year-old girl in Dhanfuliya village of Vanthali taluka of Junagadh district. Local media reports said the girl had stepped outside her house to answer nature’s call on Monday night when the attack happened.

In February last year, a five-year-old boy Kishor Parmar was killed after being attacked by a lioness in Uchaiya village of Rajula taluka in Amreli district.

 

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