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American kills markhor with 44-inch-long horns

American hunts down longest-horned markhor

CHITRAL: An American citizen, Edward Joseph Hudson, hunted down a long-horned Markhor in the Toshi Shasha conservation area in Chitral on Jan 2, said the deputy commissioner office. 

District Forest Officer (Wildlife) Lower Chitral Altaf Ali Shah said the hunted Markhor was 10 years old and its horns were 44 inches long.

The US hunter paid $88,000 for the trophy-hunting permit and  80pc of the trophy hunting fee will go to the community. 

On Dec 17, 2020, American trophy hunter Joseph Bradford hunted a Kashmiri markhor using a bow at the Toshi Shasha Markhor conservancy on Dec 17, 2020.

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