Category: Cruelty to Animals in Pakistan

Hunters & Poachers Arrested in Rawalpindi

The Punjab Wildlife Protection Department issued 1,242 challans against illegal poachers in Rawalpindi district in 2023. The department captured and released 10,000 wild birds and 40 wild animals and issued Rs14.202 million fine to illegal hunters in 2023. A Rawalpindi court also imposed Rs 37,000 fine on illegal poachers. The department issued 5,507 challans and […]

Monkeys Rescued From Shrine in Purwa, KP

The district administration, in collaboration with the Wildlife Department, conducted a raid on a shrine in Purwa Tehsil of Dera Ismail Khan district, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, where several monkeys were found locked up. The Commissioner was alerted about the distressing situation of monkeys donated by devotees to the shrine in Purwa. “The Commissioner was informed about the […]

Wildlife Being Rescued in the Punjab

Punjab wildlife authorities have conducted an operation resulting in the recovery of a significant number of wild animals and birds in April 2024. Eight black bears have been rescued from various areas across Punjab as part of this initiative, with plans underway to launch a digital survey of wildlife in the province. Led by Punjab […]

Ban Camel Rides

Animal rights NGOs have called for a ban on the use of camels for rides on Mall Road after footage obtained by Express News  showed a camel used in the Deachi Express service being kept in a dirty environment and not being provided with proper food. The Deachi Express service was introduced as part of the […]

Three Leopards Killed by the People in KP

In Khyber tribal district, three leopard cubs have been killed as two cubs were poisoned to death or shot on February 15 in the far-flung area of Tirah valley and another one was hunted down in the Shalman area of Landi Kotal in March 2023. In 2022, two adult leopards were killed when they attacked […]