Link: http://pamirtimes.net/2012/06/22/a-brown-bear-family-sighted-hundrap-gilgit-baltistan/

A brown bear family sighted in Hundrap, Ghizer
Our Correspondent

Gilgit, June 21: The Snow Leopard Foundation, Pakistan, has said that a family of Brown Bear has been sighted in Hundrap area of Phandar, located in Ghizer District of Gilgit – Baltistan. According to a press statement members of an occupancy survey team sighted the Brown Bear family from an approximate distance of almost 100m.

The site occupancy survey in Pahndar was a two week activity to document occurrence of large carnivores, the press statement states, in which an area comprising of 51 grid cells (5 x 5 km each) were searched by six experienced researchers. The main localities surveyed included Langer, Barsit, Teru, Hundrab, Serbal and Chashi. The presence of brown bear, wolf, fox and ibex was confirmed in different parts of the area through their signs. Sighting of brown bear in Hundrab strengthened the evidences.

Gupis: The surveyors think that the population of the endangered Brown Bear in Hundrap might be very small. PR

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Link: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2010\08\07\story_7-8-2010_pg12_7

Flood threatens endangered blind Indus dolphins
By Amar Guriro

KARACHI: History’s worst flood in River Indus, with more than 962,000 cusecs water flow, surging through Guddu Barrage on Friday evening, would not only affect humans, but also the endangered and unique species of blind Indus dolphins.

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Link: http://www.nation.com.pk/pakistan-news-newspaper-daily-english-online/Regional/Lahore/12-Aug-2010/Wildlife-and-Parks-Dept-to-prepare-report-of-losses-in-floods

Wildlife and Parks Dept to prepare report of losses in floods
By: Imran Shah | Published: August 12, 2010

LAHORE - Hundreds of big and small precious animals have perished and disappeared from the flood-hit districts of Punjab. Wildlife and Parks Department of Punjab will prepare reports. All the district officers and teams to be constituted by the Department will prepare the reports against the loss of wildlife owing to floods in jungles and open areas of the province, The Nation has learnt.

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Link: http://www.dawn.com/wps/wcm/connect/dawn-content-library/dawn/the-newspaper/local/16-whale-shark-chopped-meat-carted-away%2C-sold-for-a-song-770-hs-07

Whale shark chopped; meat carted away, sold for a song
By Faiza Ilyas
Wednesday, 07 Jul, 2010

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Fishermen on Tuesday cut up the whale shark so that its meat and liver could be sold off.—Fahim Siddiqi / White Star

KARACHI: The whale shark that had died after becoming entangled in a net cast off the Hawkesbay beach was chopped on Tuesday morning and taken away for use in poultry feed as Sindh Wildlife Department staff failed to move decisively to take its possession.

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Link: http://www.dawn.com/wps/wcm/connect/dawn-content-library/dawn/the-newspaper/local/35-netted-whale-shark-brought-dead-on-shore-670-ak-03

Netted whale shark brought dead on Karachi shore
By Faiza Ilyas
Tuesday, 06 Jul, 2010

KARACHI: A whale shark died after it became entangled in a net cast off the Hawkesbay beach and the 300-kilo fish was dragged on to the shore by local fishermen on Monday morning.

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Children sit on a dead baby whale trapped in a shallow waters along the coastal line of Karachi on Monday, July 5. - AP Photo

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Paguma Larvata
07/05/10

Whale shark washed up at Hawksbay

Link: http://tribune.com.pk/story/25924/sadly-this-whale-had-a-fishermen-of-a-time/

Whale shark washed up at Hawksbay
By Rehan Hashmi/ Aisha Iqbal
July 06, 2010

KARACHI: The sea was wild, the sky still dark and the fishermen on their small boat were too scared to free the 16-feet-long whale shark caught in their nets 15 kilometres from the shore.


The Sindh wildlife department plans to preserve the whale shark in their laboratory. PHOTO: ATHAR KHAN/EXPRESS

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