Wildlife department told to halt import of big cats

Bhagwandas in DAWN:

KARACHI, help March 18: The federal government has advised the Sindh government not to process any request for the import of big cats – lions and tigers – belonging to the endangered species, it has been reliably learned. Sources said that the federal environment ministry took the decision as the Sindh Wildlife Department was delaying the matter of taking punitive action against the wildlife traffickers who had brought big cats from Africa and Europe in the country last year.

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