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Indian blue bull caught

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LAHORE: A joint team of Punjab Wildlife Department and rangers caught a male blue bull after it entered Pakistan from India Sunday. The officials said the team was constituted by Director General, Wildlife & Parks, Punjab, Khalid Ayaz to monitor border area with the help of rangers. They said the team received information that a […]

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Deer hunter fined

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UMERKOT: A man who hunted a deer in Jumoo Samoo, a border village of Umerkot district, was arrested by Rangers personnel and handed over to wildlife department officials here on Friday evening. He was fined Rs20,000 and released on Saturday. Atta Muhammad Samoo of Jumoo Samoo village shot dead the female deer. As Rangers personnel […]

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Five falcons seized at airport

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KARACHI: Five falcons being imported illegally from Dubai to Karachi were confiscated by the customs authorities at the airport on Sunday. The importer identified as Lal Mohammed was also arrested. “The importer didn’t have proper documents to bring the birds,” said deputy director of customs Dr Ali Raza. According to Mr Raza, falcons are not […]

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20 red-legged partridges released in Kirthar park

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KARACHI: The 20 red-legged partridges, commonly known as Chakors, that were found in a passenger bus at the Mochko checkpoint near Baldia Town have been released into Kirthar National Park on Wednesday evening. According to Sindh Wildlife Department game officer Abdul Rasheed Khan, the birds were hidden in boxes inside a passenger bus, which was […]

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Farmers say illegal hunting of bustards ruining crops

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BHAKKAR: Despite a ban by the Supreme Court on hunting of bustards, farmers in Bhakkar district claim that the Wildlife Department has been facilitating hunters in shooting down the protected birds in their area. They say that their crops were being damaged because of this and feared that they will not be compensated for the […]

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Rangers seize four houbara bustards in Karachi

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KARACHI: Four houbara bustards were seized by Rangers personnel during checking of an intercity bus in the Mochko area on Monday. The birds were later handed over to the wildlife department. “The birds were found abandoned in the bus coming from Kharan, Balochistan. A case has been registered but no arrest has been made,” said […]

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Radio collar tagged with leopard in Galyat

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PESHAWAR: World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan in collaboration with the Wildlife Department Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has fixed Global Positioning System (GPS) collar to a male common leopard in Galyat area of Abbottabad district for the first time. The satellite linked collar fitted animal was later released in the vicinity of Ayubia National Park, said a news […]

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