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Dehradun based dentist Prashant Singh is one of the authorised hunters in Uttarakhand. He also conducts workshops in areas affected by the human-animal conflict.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

They aim to save: Meet India’s authorised hunters

Hindustan Times | By Danish Raza
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2019 07:16 PM IST
They rein in man-eaters and pull the trigger as a last option. This tough job has earned them admirers and critics.
Markhor, a distinctive species of wild goat identified by its long hair and spiralled horns, is a protected species in Pakistan unless permitted by the government to kill it under trophy hunting programmes.(File Photo)
Markhor, a distinctive species of wild goat identified by its long hair and spiralled horns, is a protected species in Pakistan unless permitted by the government to kill it under trophy hunting programmes.(File Photo)

US national pays record $1,10,000 to hunt Pakistan’s national animal

Islamabad | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON FEB 05, 2019 09:42 PM IST
US national Bryan Kinsel Harlan hunted the highest-priced, flared-horned Markhor on Monday from the Sassi-Harmosh community conservation area in Sassi village of Gilgit, Dawn news reported.
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