Category: Bear Rights in Pakistan

Bear Finally Caught from Bhatta Chowk in Rawalpindi

After a three-day-long search and rescue operation for the bear that had wandered off into a human settlement near Bhaata Chowk, Rawalpindi in Sept 2023, rescuers managed to trace out the furry creature. Initially, the bear was spotted by a security guard who captured a video of the bear on his mobile phone, and locals […]

Poachers behind killing of Female Bear in Battagram

In May 2022, the KP Wildlife Department has found some contradicting evidences during inquiry in the killing of a bear in retaliation over ‘attack on humans’ at village Kohani of Battagram district. A female bear was killed by residents of Kohani village in Battagram on May 11 in retaliation for the attack on a local […]

Another Black Bear Rescued

The Islamabad Wildlife Management Board (IWMB) on July 20, 2021 received another baby black bear named ‘Baloo’ that has been rescued from poachers — who used the wild animal for ‘bear dancing’ in Gujranwala — by the Punjab Wildlife Department (PWD). IWMB Chairperson in a series of tweets, shared on her official Twitter handle, “After […]

Orphaned Bear Cubs given Shelter near Pakistan-India Border

Sharda and Narda were discovered in 2020 by villagers at an altitude of 14,000 feet A student plays with a pair of Asian black bears, rescued a year ago near the Line of Control (LoC), at the Wildlife and Fisheries department in a Dawarian village in Neelum Valley, Pakistan-administrated Kashmir June 12, 2021. Years of […]

Bear Rescued by Anila Amir Now in Sanctuary

The bear cub, popularly seen playing with a woman and eating fruits in TikTok videos, sleeps next to a feeding bottle and a soft toy on the sofa. The Punjab Wildlife Department (PWD) took the custody of a bear cub from a house near Bagh Sardar after TikTok videos featuring the animal went viral. PWD […]