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Pakistan

Himalayan Lynx terrify Chitral villagers, killed 18 goats

CHITRAL: A group of wild Himalayan lynx killed 18 goats of a farmer in Bilphok village near Chitral city, Dawn news reported.

According to report, the wild cats have killed farmer Nadir Nadir Baig’s 18 goats of his herd.

Imtiaz Hussain, the divisional forest officer of wildlife division, confirmed the presence of Himalayan lynx in the area by camera trapping method the next night.

He said that a number of lynx were seen roaming in the vicinity of the village.

He said that three to four lynx were spotted by the camera which only killed the goats and did not eat them.