WWF-P Chitral rescued Himalayan Lynx (lynx isabellinus) from Chitral
by Kashif Ahmad March 04, 2013
The WWF-Pakistan Chitral have finally succeeded in capturing of a Lynx that injured two children and several cattle in Chuenj village of Chitral Pakistan.
CHITRAl : WWF-Pakistan Official sources said that after it injured two children and many cattle in Village Chuenj of Mustuj. According to Mr. Shafiqullah Khan Field Biologist associated with WWF-Pakistan the species was Lynx lynx isabellinus known as “Doorchon” in local language which is found in the forest of Chitral. 45 depredation cases of livestock from various localities of Mustuj have been recorded” said Juma Khan a local of Chenju. Mr. Nyazuddin an Official of Livestock department chitral confirmed that the health of the species is stable. Later on WWF-Pakistan and Local wildlife department officials released the species in Chitral Gol National Park.
Shahzad Kashif, KP Chitral Pakistan, 17200
Photo Credit Hamid Ahmad - WWF - Pakistan
Dolphins’ appearance at Gaddani beach puzzles experts
By Amar Guriro
KARACHI: The mysterious appearance of two different schools of Spinner Dolphins on different locations on the Gaddani beach has confused many and caused them think about the reason behind the strange coincidence.
Gadani villagers, picnickers rescue stranded dolphins
GADANI (Balochistan), March 6: People of this sleepy village on the Balochistan coast rescued a large number of dolphins on their beaches on Friday morning, helping the stranded fish return to their original habitat – the sea – by the evening.
KARACHI (Reuters) - Dozens of dolphins washed up on a Pakistani beach on Friday to the amazement of villagers who frolicked with them in the shallows, but wildlife officials warned that mishandling the mammals could endanger them.
Villagers stand near dolphins during a rescue operation at Gadani beach, about 40 km (25 miles) west of Karachi, on the Arabian Sea March 6, 2009.
Heavy consignment of Afghan tortoises recovered
Photos and text by Amar Guriro
KARACHI: Sindh Wildlife Department officials recovered a heavy consignment of around 550 Afghan tortoises or horsefield tortoises from a railway cargo compartment of Quetta-Karachi bound train, the Bolan Mail.
‘Core zones to be identified as reservations for wildlife’
Thursday, March 05, 2009
By By Jan Khaskheli
The Sindh government has assigned the provincial wildlife department the task of initiating a scientific management and conservation project to protect wildlife species which are vulnerable to climate change as well as poaching.
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