- Islamabad Wildlife Administration Board warns trekkers to return from the Margalla Hills earlier than darkish.
- Widespread leopard noticed at 5:37am on January 31, with IWMB’s cameras efficiently capturing photographs of the uncommon breed.
- A feminine leopard named ‘Shehzadi’ — or ‘Princess’ — was noticed thrice between Trails 4 and 6 within the final 5 days.
ISLAMABAD: Hidden cameras put in across the federal capital’s famed Margalla Hills have caught 5 leopards roaming round within the rugged terrain, the Day by day Jang reported.
The Islamabad Wildlife Administration Board (IWMB) has warned individuals who trek within the Margalla Hills to return earlier than darkish as 5 leopards have been sighted whereas one was seen strolling on tracks utilized by people thrice over the previous week.
A standard leopard was noticed at 5:37am on January 31, with the IWMB’s cameras efficiently capturing photographs of the uncommon breed. Furthermore, a feminine leopard named ‘Shehzadi‘ — or ‘Princess’ — was noticed thrice between Trails 4 and 6 within the final 5 days.
5 completely different leopards have been noticed in Margalla Hills Nationwide Park since 2019.
IWMB Chairperson Rina Saeed Khan mentioned the gate to the Path 4 could be closed within the night — at Maghrib time — and a gate to the Path 6 could be put in quickly.
Residents have been suggested to return from the tracks earlier than darkish lest they run into hassle.