CHITRAL: A Canadian national, Thomas Renato Martini, hunted a Kashmir markhor at Tooshi-Shasha community-managed game reserve on February 6, 2023, the wildlife division Chitral stated in a statement.
It said the size of the left horn of the markhor was 43 inches and right horn 43-1/2 inches. The tip-to-tip distance was 26 inches and diameter of left and right horns was 12 inches while basal distance between two horns was 1-1/2 inches.
The shot was fired at 03:30pm. The distance of the shot was 350 yards. The age of the markhor was approximately 11 years. The community participation in conservation initiated by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Wildlife Department has been a success story in Chitral, it added.