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IUCN Otter Specialist Group
Zoological Society of Pakistan
International Otter Survival Fund
Punjab Wildlife and Parks Department
Quaid-e-Azam University (Department of Biochemistry)
National Welfare & Human Development Organization…
Dr. Waseem Ahmad Khan – Chairman
Safwan Shahab Ahmad – Vice Chairman
Dr AA Qureshi – Vice President (Sindh)…
Mr. Muhammad Sharif Khan – Born in 1939. Graduated from University of the Punjab in 1960, obtained M.Sc. degree in Zoology from Punjab University, Lahore in 1963, awarded Sir William Roberts Gold Medal for standing first…
Distance Learning Course
“Certificate in Wildlife Management”
Course Duration : Three Month (March 01-May 31, 2023)
Course Objectives: To train the persons involved in wildlife management, wildlife breeding and wildlife surveys through online lectures and field visits in different habitats.
Pakistan Journal of Wildlife
“A Publication of Pakistan Wildlife Foundation & University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan”
Pakistan Wildlife Foundation aims to provide a platform for the nature lovers, university students, young scientists and researchers to communicate globally with biodiversity experts through publishing their wildlife related research. For this purpose, Pakistan Wildlife Foundation launched Pakistan Journal of Wildlife which is a quarterly and peer-reviewed research journal published both in electronic and print versions.
Wolf Killed in AJK
A Grey Wolf (Canis lupus) was killed by local community in Domail Bala village, in Upper Neelum valley, AJK in October, 2011. According to Mr. Usman Ali, a representative of Breath Foundation, AJK the wolf caused a damage of around Pak Rs. 150,000/- by killing more...
Lack of Awareness
An unfortunate Smooth coated otter had an accident with a motorbike on a road in Khairpur District of Sindh Province on January 4th, 2012. The otter was injured like the motorbike rider and was then taken by a group of local hooligan boys. The boys tied a rope around...
New Record from Sindh
Smooth coated otter (Lutrogale perspicillata) is a semi-aquatic mammal belonging to the Order Carnivora and Family Mustellidae. It is known as “Oodh Balao” in Urdu language, “Ludhro” (singular) and “Ludhra” (plural) in Sindhi language, “Ludhar” in Punjabi and “Khuwarr...
New distribution Range of Seistan spiny-tail ground lizard (Uromastyx Asmussi) in Pakistan
Syed Shamim Fakhri from Zoological Survey of Pakistan while conducting herpetological surveys in Balochistan Province during August 2009, found six specimens of the Seistan spiny-tailed ground lizard or Seistani sanda in Kharan, Washuk and Punjgur districts. It...
Plumbeous Redstart (Rhyacornis Fuliginosus) Sighted in Chashma Barrage
A Plumbeous Redstart (Rhyacornis fuliginosus) was sighted by Prof. Z. B. Mirza on 9th February 2012 at the reservoir on the eastern flank of Chashma Barrage at the fall of an escape canal, which is beyond Kundian towards Mianwali. The Redstart was a solitary bird...
Baer’s Pochard (Aythya baeri) sighted in Chashma Barrage
Mr. Sakhawat Ali, a research scholar in Prof. Z. B. Mirza’s team while studying the ecological linkages of fauna and flora of Chashma Barrage under a WWF Pakistan funded project, sighted a Baer’s Pochard (Aythya baeri) along the eastern flank of the Barrage on 9th...
Huge sized Freshwater Mussels (Nodularia pachysoma) found in Chashma Barrage
Prof. Z B Mirza and his team of Kinnaird College for Women University while studying the ecological linkages of fauna and flora of Chashma Barrage pond area under a WWF Pakistan funded project, found extraordinarily large sized Freshwater Mussels on 9th February 2012....
Pakistan Journal of Wildlife – Vol 1 Issue 1
WILDLIFE OF PAKISTAN Volume 1 Issue 1
Here is the first issue of "Pakistan Wildlife Magazine." Kindly click the image below to view the pdf. Wildlife of Pakistan (Magazine) Volume 1 Issue 1
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