Poachers refuse to part with game

Bhagwandas in DAWN: KARACHI, order Oct 23: The four influential men who were on Sunday booked by the provincial wildlife department for poaching refused to part with the carcasses of the poached birds, it emerged on Tuesday. They were caught poaching in the Kirthar National Park, as partly reported by Dawn on Monday. More here.

Wildlife act undergoes amendments

Shoaib Ahmed in DAWN: LAHORE, Oct 9: Certain amendments have been made to the Punjab Wildlife’s Protection, Preservation, Conservation and Management Act 1974 through a bill submitted in the Punjab Assembly recently, wildlife officials told Dawn on Tuesday. Under the amended act, officials said, now private parties could also set up wildlife breeding farms, wildlife […]

Canned hunting park planned near Sukker

In a bid to remove dacoits from Shalo Belo near Sukker, the Sindh Minister for Culture and Tourism, Rauf Siddiqui, is planning a safari park where hunting will be one of the many facilities offered to the country’s recreation starved public. According to a report in DAWN, It is the present government’s idea to provide […]

Wildlife department destroys turtle parts

Sadia Qasim Shah in DAWN: PESHAWAR, Aug 27: The NWFP Wildlife department on Monday destroyed parts of dead turtles recovered from a hut near the Shah Alam River on the Charsadda Road. An official of the wildlife department said that a week ago some species of turtles were declared ‘endangered species’ by the government and […]