Unit 1 ACTIVITY – 5 Read the details about Gir National Park , Gujarat
Place : Sasan Gir, Junagadh district, Gujarat
Area : 1412km, Established : 1965 :
Best Season :Mid Cctober, Mid June, Novermber and February is the best time for sighting the lions.
Nearest town :Veraval (42 Km)
Main attraction : Asiatic lions
Location : The Gir National Park located 65 Km to the South- east of Junagadh and 60Km to South-west of Amrelf in the Indian state of Gujarat. :
Haripur, Sajla, Jambuthala, Vantavav, Dadakalf Timbara, Babariya. Nes
Rivers : Hiran, Shetrunji, Datarji, Shingoda, Machhundri, Godavari and Ravat.
Temples : Tulsishyam, Kankat, Banej, Kamleshvar.
38 species of mammals, arcund 300 species cf birds, 37 species of reptiles and more than 2000 species of Wild Animals Insects.
Timing : Morning: 7:00 to 11:00 Hrs Afternoon : 15:00 to 17:00 Hrs. Governing body : Forest Department of Gujarat Officlal website : www.girnationalpark.com : Jay Jay Garavi Gujarat.
Gir National Park