Tag: Markhors in Chitral

Markhors in Chitral

In Jan 2023, a large male markhor created sensation across Chitral city when it descended from the mountain peaks of Chitral Gol National Park due to heavy snowfall. The magnificent animal with large horns suddenly appeared in the middle of the city, causing great excitement among the locals and tourists and gathered to watch the […]

Markhors Remain Threatened

The Balochistan Wildlife Department arrested four people on charges of poaching Suleman markhor in Shikarzai Takato area in March 2016. A team headed by a deputy conservator of the department made the arrest during a raid carried out on information provided by the Community for Wildlife Preservation. “Two hunted markhors, a rifle, a knife, 19 […]