US citizen hunts Markhor in Chitral, pays 92,000 USD

A US citizen, identified as Christopher, has hunted a Markhor in the Chitral region of Pakistan. 

Mir Hasanat Uddin, an official of the Toshi Village Conservation Committee, told Pamir Times that a hunter from US was able to hunt a 44 inch trophy.

Another hunter, belonging to New Zealand, reportedly fired thrice but couldn’t hunt the Markhor. These hunting expeditions are monitored by village representatives, as well as government officials to ensure that laws are not broken.

Both had paid licensed fees, as part of the government of Pakistan approved trophy hunting program.

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