Q. The “Maldhari tribe”, who maintains a symbiotic relationship with nature, lives in which of the following?
People mostly link Gir with “Maldharis” who have survived through the ages by having symbiotic relationship with the lion.
- They are religious pastoral communities living in Gir. Their settlements are called “nesses”.
- At present, Gir forests of Gujarat (India) are the only place where this race of lions i.e. Asiatic lion is found in its natural habitat.