A lion, aged around five years, was found dead in a well at a village in Amreli district of Gujarat, an official said on Saturday.
The carcass of the lion was recovered late Friday night, chief conservator of forest (Saurashtra), D T Vasavada, said.
"It is suspected that the lion fell into the well located at a farm in Kantala village and drowned. The forest officials scanned the entire area, but found nothing suspicious," he said.
The carcass was taken to Khambha range office for post-morterm, the official said.