markhor


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Synonyms for markhor

large Himalayan goat with large spiraled horns

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We take the youth to wilderness and through adventurous activities, involve them in practical experiences and challenges." The organisation runs an annual event with the name of 'Markhor' -- Pakistan's premium wilderness based youth leadership development conference held annually in the Himalayas.
The petitioners requested the court to order the wildlife department to comply with its two relevant notifications and allow them to utilise their exclusive share of 80 per cent revenue generated by hunting permits for markhor and ibex for community development projects.
Markhors, a large Capra species found in the Himalayas, are popular among poachers, who acquire permits from the government to be allowed to hunt the animals.
Gulshan-e-Iqbal's Safari Park has also seen an increase in its number of animals after the birth of nine fawns and markhors in the past one and a half month.
GILGIT -- An American citizen, Bryan Harlan hunted the highest-rated Astore Markhor here at Sassi valley of Haramosh, under ongoing trophy hunting programme.
Some rare species found here include Marco, Polo sheep, ibex, markhor, blue sheep, lynx, snow leopard, leopard cat, brown and black bears, fox, wolf, marmot, chakor and ram chakor and golden eagle.
The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) on Monday defended the move to replace the national flag with the emblem of Markhor, terming it as part of its re-branding initiative, a local media outlet reported.
The Supreme Court, while hearing a suo motu case earlier this week on the use of the Markhor logo on PIA planes in place of the national flag, banned recruitment of new pilots until the court announced its verdict in the case.
Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, who was heading a bench of the apex court, gave these directives while hearing a case pertaining to the national flag carrier's replacing national flag with endangered species of Markhor on its planes.
The new livery has the markhor, Pakistan's national animal, on the tail.
Mashood Tajwar, the spokesperson for PIA, told China Global Television Network (CGTN) that Markhor was also a national animal of the country facing conservation challenges for a long time.
Beijing: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) in a bid to help save the "near threatened" Markhor, a mountain goat, has decided to add the picture of the animal on its fleet of aircraft.
Karachi: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has introduced a new livery with its logo and design to include a painting of the Markhor, the national animal which inhabits the mountainous regions of the country.
For a country that despite the TV boom in the previous couple of decades does not have a channel dedicated to children's entertainment, ventures like Allahyar and the Legend of Markhor are much needed and should encourage others to follow suit.