Tag: Monkeys in Islamabad

Islamabad Citizens Warned Not to Feed Monkeys

In August 2022, the Islamabad Wildlife Management Board (IWMB) warned the citizens to avoid feeding wild monkeys in the Margalla Hills National Park to prevent any attack or conflict with the wild animal. The Board earlier had placed a cage to capture the wayward wild alpha monkey that attacked a family in a house sector […]

Monkeys Get Deterred by Perfume

Citizens discouraged from feeding monkeys along hiking trails Wildlife experts have advised citizens to avoid feeding monkeys strolling along the Margalla Hills National Park (MHNP)’s hiking trails and its vicinity in Islamabad to avoid being bitten or attacked by them. An Islamabad Wildlife Management Board (IWMB) spokesperson stated that in a rare instance a female […]

Animals in Islamabad

Every few days, there are reported sightings of wild animals in and around Islamabad. During the coronavirus-induced lockdown,several videos and pictures of various animals were making rounds on social media in which they could be seen roaming around in the city. Due to an influx of visitors at the Margalla Hills, the wild animals are […]

Lockdown: Monkeys Coming to Islamabad

A popular weekend activity was to go into the hills surrounding Islamabad and feed the dozens of monkeys there. But with the federal capital under lockdown due to coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic and public places such as Shakarprain and Damane Koh declared off-limits, no one has been going to offer food to these simians. As a […]