The SWD's records also reported the killing of reptiles, chinkara
, wild cats, foxes and that a jackal had killed some goats of the community recently.
Be it his latest run-in with the law regarding the alleged 'hit and run' incident or 'hunting the chinkara
', bhaijaan has gone through it all.
They have also resourced better wildlife management in the areas that has impacted on the revival of indigenous wildlife species such as the chinkara
in Cholistan under pressure and threat from illegal hunting.
Due to poaching in the past, Chinkara
Deer had almost ended
"The drought has forced endangered species, especially Sindh Ibex (wild goat), Balochistan Urial (wild sheep), and Chinkara
(deer) to come down from mountains in search for food and water, forcing them to leave their natural habitat", according to Raja Asif, a conservator at Hingol National Park, one of country's largest wildlife park.
The major mammalian fauna includes, leopard (Panthera pardus), striped hyena (Hyaena hyaena), Indian wolf (Canis lupus pallipes), jackal (Canis aureus), southern plains gray langur (Semnopithecus dussumieri), chinkara
(Gazella gazella), jungle cat (Felis chaus), Indian fox (Vulpes begalensis), sambar (Rusa unicolor), blue bull (Boselaphus tragocamelus) and sloth bear (Melursus ursinus) (Sharma 2007, FES 2010a, b, Koli & Bhatnagar 2011, Meghwal et al.
Table 1: Bacterial load and species prevalent in faecal samples of zoo animals Animal Number of TBC TCC samples (log no./gram) (log no./gram) Herbivore Elephant 02 10.4 8.1 Nilgai 05 10.6 8.0 Black Buck 02 10.3 8.0 Chinkara
02 10.5 7.9 Chital 02 10.5 7.8 Sambar 05 10.4 8.0 Deer 05 10.6 8.2 Monkey 05 10.2 7.9 Carnivore Lion 02 11.5 8.9 Tiger 02 11.7 8.6 Jackal 01 12.6 9.0 Hyena 01 11.8 8.3 Bear 01 13.0 9.5 Avian Emu 01 10.0 8.1 Owl 01 10.4 8.0 Rodent Porcupine 01 10.9 9.2 Animal Bacteria isolated Herbivore Elephant E.
Status of Urial, Ibex and Chinkara
in Durreji, Balochistan.
Breeding behaviour of Chinkara
(Gazella bennettii) is more conspicuous in the wild than captivity where individuals do not achieve enough chance to show normal behaviour.
In 2006 he was also given five years for killing a chinkara
and then that was also overturned and he was acquitted 10 years later.
The park is an excellent habitat to wild animals including ibexes, urials and chinkara
, along with a number of resident and migratory birds.