This is the first ever camera trap photograph of Eurasian/Himalayan Lynx (Lynx lynx isabellinus)from Pakistan. This picture was taken by Mr. Jaffar Ud-Din (ISLT Field Biologist, Snow leopard Conservation Program
Pakistan) during his ground breaking work on the Snow Leopard and Himalayan Lynx in Chitral district. Many thanks to him for sharing this amazing picture with all of us.
Hare in Karachi
Wednesday, November 19, 2008
By Jan Khaskheli
Hare, once a common mammal wandering in the fields, has almost disappeared from the agricultural areas of the province, but the provincial Wildlife officials say that its population is increasing around Karachi suburbs, especially the green areas of Bin Qasim and Gadap Towns, because there is no threat to it from poachers.
Migratory birds suffer as winter poaching starts
Three-month permission for shooting birds begins on 15th
Thursday, November 13, 2008
By Jan Khaskheli
Wildlife conservationists keeping a close eye on the illegal poaching of birds say that the winter hunting has been started in several areas of the province, especially water ducks and other migratory birds are falling prey to illegal hunters.
Pakistan's new menace: Wild boars
By Aijaz Maher
BBC News, Islamabad
The authorities in Pakistan's capital Islamabad have launched a major cull of wild boars after they broke into a high security zone.
Trade blighted by restrictions on animal export
Sunday, October 26, 2008
Ban on the export of live animals and birds has neither been protecting endangered species under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) nor helping traders earn foreign exchange for the country, the industry sources said.
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