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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Paguma Larvata
07/26/06

PAF swoops on Hingol National Park

Link: http://www.dawn.com/2006/07/26/top18.htm

PAF swoops on Hingol National Park

By Bahzad Alam Khan

AGHORE (Lasbela district): The government is all set to slice land off the Hingol National Park, the country’s largest, as the Pakistan Air Force and another defence-related organisation eye the prized real estate near the estuary whose value is likely to increase phenomenally once the Gwadar port starts functioning.

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Link: http://www.thenews.com.pk/daily_detail.asp?id=16243

An unromantic end to the Anarkali legend
The Zoo acts in haste to benefit from the extra meat

By Naqeeb-ur-Rehman

KARACHI: Anarkali may have been a legend at the Karachi Zoo, where she entertained and endeared herself to thousands of children and animal lovers, but her end was swift and somewhat grotesque.

Last Days of Anarkali

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Paguma Larvata
07/18/06

Anarkali leaves us for ever

Link: http://www.dawn.com/2006/07/18/local3.htm

KARACHI: Anarkali is dead

By Bhagwandas

KARACHI, July 17: Anarkali, the lone female elephant of the Karachi Zoological Gardens, died here on Monday morning. She was the oldest inhabitant and the main attraction for the visitors of the zoo, especially children.

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Link: http://www.thenews.com.pk/daily_detail.asp?id=10930

MoU signed for snow leopard conservation

PESHAWAR: The NWFP Wildlife Department and the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for conducting survey, using satellite transmitters, in the Chitral district to gather latest information about snow leopard.

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Link: http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=2627&ncid=2627&e=2&u=/ap/20060607/ap_on_sc/pakistan_endangered_dolphins_1

Population of endangered dolphins rises
By PAUL GARWOOD, Associated Press Writer Wed Jun 7, 11:31 AM ET

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - The population of an endangered species of dolphin living in Pakistan's Indus River has increased in recent years, but the animal remains at high risk of extinction, the scientist leading a conservation project said Wednesday.

Blind Indus Dolphin
Blind Indus Dolphin

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