The area is home to a variety of desert wildlife, including the mysterious Indian gazelle
. No Rajasthan expedition is truly complete without a visit to Jaisalmer; sleep under the stars in a luxurious desert camp, trek the golden dunes on a traditional camel ride at sunset, explore the intricate Rajasthani havelis (mansions) and climb the grand Jaisalmer Fort.
Balochistan was to be known as a hub for wild animals such as Suleman Markhor, Chiltan Markhor, Indian Gazelle
, Persian Gazelle, Leopard, Caracal, Pallas's Cat, Wolf, Balochistan Black Bear, Chiltan Wild Goat, and Sand Cat.
Chinkara or the 'Indian gazelle
.' Image Credit: Agency
Social organization and population dynamics of Indian Gazelle
(gazellabennettii) in Thar desert of Rajasthan, India.
In other cases, he was accused of killing two protected chinkaras (also known as the Indian gazelle
) in Bhawad and one in Mathania.
Striped hyaena (Hyaena hyaena), chinkara or Indian gazelle
(Gazella bennettii), and nilgai or bluebull (Boselaphus tragocamelus) are species of concern which need protection for extended conservation status.
Salman has starred in more than 100 films and television shows but is no stranger to controversy, having spent over a week behind bars for killing an endangered Indian gazelle
After a pretty regular view up till Narnaul, nature enthusiasts will be pleased to encounter belled goats, nilgai , the occasional chinkara or the Indian gazelle
, desert fox, Eurasian eagle owl, and the Khejri or Loong tree of arid climates, a stock that can withstand harsh conditions with its roots reaching deep into the soil.
They operate in packs, hunting small livestock and some Indian gazelle
, wild boar and hare.
He had also allegedly killed a chinkara (Indian gazelle
), another endangered species.
But the body-building actor is no stranger to controversy off screen and he spent more than a week behind bars for killing an endangered Indian gazelle
in 1998 during a hunting trip.
But in 1998, he spent more than a week in prison for killing endangered Indian gazelles
in the northern state of Rajasthan, and four years later he was alleged to have killed a man in a drink-driving case in Mumbai.