Title : Playful Lioness

Playful Lioness: A Memorable Encounter on the Devalya National Park Safari By Wildlife Photographer Karim Kadiwar

Playful Lioness: A Memorable Encounter on the Devalya National Park Safari

On the 31st of March, 2023, you visited the Devalya National Park for an evening safari and had an unforgettable experience witnessing some amazing moments of a subadult Asiatic lion.

As you entered the park, the excitement began to build up. You were eagerly anticipating the sight of some of the exotic wildlife that resides in the park. The Asiatic lion is one of the most endangered big cats in the world, and it is only found in the Gir Forest National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary and surrounding areas.

As you drove through the park, the natural beauty of the forest captivated you. The verdant vegetation, pristine waterways, and the occasional sighting of deer and other small mammals added to the allure of the park. However, the real highlight of the safari was the sighting of the subadult Asiatic lion.

The subadult Asiatic lion is a young lion that is between one and three years old. As you drove through the park, you came across a group of subadult lions, and one of them caught your eye. The lioness had a mischievous look in her eye, and as you got closer, you noticed that she had bitten into the tyre of two Gypsies, puncturing them.

The lioness had removed the protective rubber covering of near tyre and was playing with it. The other lions were watching her with interest, and they all seemed to be enjoying her playful antics. It was an incredible sight to see the lioness up close and to witness her strength and agility.