CHITRAL: A Canadian national, Thomas Renato Martini, hunted a Kashmir Markhor in Tooshi-Shasha community managed game reserve the other day, wildlife department said on Tuesday.
The size of the goat’s left horn was 43 inches and 43-1/2 inches of the right. The tip-to-tip distance was 26 inches and the diameter of left and right horns was 12 inches each, while the basal distance between the two horns was 1-1/2 inches.
The shot was fired at a distance 350 yards. The age of markhor was approximately 11 years.
The community participation in conservation initiated by the wildlife department is a success story in Chitral.
Published in Dawn, February 8th, 2023
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