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://dawn.com/2008/06/16/local31.htm

BATTAGRAM: Black bear cubs recovered, poachers held

By Our Correspondent

BATTAGRAM, June 15: The NWFP Wildlife Department has busted a gang of poachers and recovered two cubs of black bear that were being smuggled out of the country.

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Link: http://www.nation.com.pk/pakistan-news-newspaper-daily-english-online/Regional/Lahore/16-Jun-2008/Bengal-tiger-mauls--Wildlife-Park-guard/1

Bengal tiger mauls Wildlife Park guard
By EMANUEL SARFRAZ June 16, 2008

LAHORE - A wildlife department guard was attacked and severely injured by a Bengal tiger at the Lahore Wildlife Park, Raiwind Road, on Sunday.

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Paguma Larvata
05/06/08

Puma pair added to zoo

Link: http://www.dawn.com/2008/04/29/nat48.htm

Puma pair added to zoo
By Shoaib Ahmed

LAHORE, April 28: Two young pumas have been added to the Lahore Zoo after over two decades.

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Link: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print1.asp?id=109338

Extinction of Gharials in Pakistan feared
Monday, April 28, 2008

Karachi

The endangered crocodile species, Gharial, also known as Gavialis gangeticus, is feared to have been wiped out from Pakistani waters. The River Indus and Nara Canal which link the Sanghar, Nawabshah and Khairpur districts and Ravi River in Punjab were the natural habitats of Gharial but they cannot be found here anymore.

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Link: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2008\04\23\story_23-4-2008_pg7_56

Satellite collar that dropped off snow leopard’s neck recovered
By Manzoor Ali Shah

PESHAWAR: Researchers have found a satellite collar, which dropped off the neck of a snow leopard in Chitral district in January this year, Daily Times learnt on Tuesday.

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