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National Park Chitral

Markhor jumps in the river to escape illegal Chitral hunters

CHITRAL: In an epic show of brutality, a Markhor, the national animal of Pakistan, was on Sunday illegally killed in a park in Chitral district, ARY News reported. In a video obtained by ARY News, it can be seen that a group of men first shot the animal and then tried to tie it with ropes.  The injured animal can be seen being badly treated. A group of around a dozen people belonging to the Wildlife Department besiege and tame the animal using a rope after it was injured. Distressed, the markhor later jumped…