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Save the Himalayan brown bear at Islamabad zoo

PAWS lists medical treatment the animal urgently needs

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June 12, 2019


Colorado man reveals how he choked a mountain lion to death

The 80-pound cat ambushed Travis Kauffman

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February 16, 2019


Father and son sentenced to jail for killing family of Alaskan bears

The killings were caught on a gaming camera

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February 1, 2019


American hunts a markhor in Chitral for $92,000

A hunting trophy license is issued after a proper auction by Peshawar’s wildlife department

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January 12, 2019


AI cameras to help counter wildlife poaching in Africa

An African elephant is killed roughly every 15 minutes

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January 5, 2019


Galapagos Islands bans fireworks to protect wildlife

Those fireworks that produce light but no noise have been excluded from the ban

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December 29, 2018


Dutch create artificial islands to revive wildlife

Country hopes that artificial archipelago of five islands will bring nature back to the region

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December 16, 2018


Watch: Two blind Indus dolphins rescued from the Rohri Canal

They were released into the Sukkur Barrage

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December 9, 2018


Despite a ban, Siberian birds are still being hunted in Thatta

There has been an 8% decline in migratory birds in Pakistan in 2018

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November 10, 2018


Injured musk deer released in Karakoram national park

Fawn of a rare musk deer was released in Karakoram national park in Skardu, SAMAA TV reported on Sunday. The three-month-old fawn was recently injured when attacked by a brown bear and wild dogs in Qamari area of Gilgit Baltistan, according to wildlife officials. It was rescued by locals and later handed over to the…

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September 9, 2018


Exclusive: Pakistan’s first ever wildlife policy to curb trafficking of endangered animals through social media

Illegal traders use Facebook pages and groups to buy and sell rare animals

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September 8, 2018


Pigeon-keeping in Kashmir, the art that flies in the face of class snobbery

At the top on their two-storey house, Zahoor Ahmad and Adil Ahmad scour the sky while their pigeons are in flight. As the sun begins to sink, Zahoor shouts to his younger brother: “The baby has come. Fly a few pigeons so that the infant recognises his home.” Adil takes a long bamboo stick to…

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June 21, 2018


Crocodile attacks woman in Indonesia

JAKARTA: A 66-year-old woman was mauled to death by a huge crocodile on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, police said Saturday. The Indonesian woman’s family and neighbours launched a search after she failed to return home from a riverside garden near the remote village of Teluk Kuali in Jambi province earlier this week. Locals became…

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February 24, 2018


Leopard killed in ‘territorial fight’ in Rajasthan

JAIPUR: A sub-adult male leopard was found dead in Jhalana jungle on Tuesday. Wildlife officials suspect it fell from a cliff during a territorial fight, reported Times of India. According to a forest official, the body that was found near the Jawahar Nagar Bypass area was two days old. “Primia facia, it appears the leopard…

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December 6, 2017


Video: Illegal hunting of endangered species continues in Tharparkar

Illegal hunting of endangered species continues to take place in Tharparkar as there is no check by the wildlife authorities.

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August 5, 2017


Yellowstone grizzly bear removed from endangered list

WASHINGTON: Grizzly bears native to Yellowstone National Park and the surrounding area are being removed from the endangered species list, the US government said Thursday, calling efforts to replenish the population a major success. Conservation groups were however quick to criticize the move, saying dropping federal protections would again put grizzly bears at risk. The…

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June 23, 2017


Astola Island declared Pakistan’s first ever Marine Protected Area

KARACHI: The Astola Island, an island famous for its scenic beauty, has been designated as Pakistan’s first ever Marine Protected Area (MPA) under Convention on Biological Diversity on Thursday. Covering an area of about 400 square kilometres, Astola Island is located about 39 kilometres east of Pasni, Balochistan and is considered the largest island along…

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June 16, 2017


Govt committed to check wildlife smuggling

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister’s Focal Person on Climate Change, Syed Rizwan Mehboob, said on Monday that the present government is making concerted measures to fight unhampered smuggling of wildlife in the country. “Taking serious notice of the recent turtle smuggling bid foiled by the Sindh Wildlife Department officials, the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has appreciated the…

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September 12, 2016


Exotic pet trade sends Florida bird rescues soaring

MIAMI – In this small animal hospital perched on Miami’s sun-splashed harbor, some of the most exotic creatures fly in and out of Carla Zepeda’s life. From peacocks to pelicans, opossums to owls, Zepeda is part of a six-member staff that cares for both the furry and the feathered at the Pelican Harbor Seabird Station,…

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June 22, 2016


Singapore destroys tonnes of illegal ivory

SINGAPORE: Singapore on Monday crushed and burnt almost eight tonnes of ivory confiscated over two years to try to deter smugglers as activists called for tighter enforcement. Over 2,700 elephant tusks weighing 7.9 tonnes were fed into an industrial rock crusher before incineration. It was the first time seized ivory had been destroyed in Singapore,…

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June 13, 2016


Filipino hunts highest-rated markhor

During the ongoing trophy hunting season in Gilgit-Baltistan, a Filipino hunter has hunted the highest rated Astore markhor, for Rs.6800,000. The rare species of large Himalayan goat was hunted in mountainous area of Haramosh. Watch this report…

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February 24, 2016