Int’l Day of Markhor being observed today

The International Day of Markhor is being observed today.

The day recognizes the importance of preserving Markhor and its natural habitat, which was listed as near threatened specie in 2014, highlighting the need to protect it and its ecosystem.

The Markhor is an endangered animal found in the mountainous regions of Central and South Asia, including Pakistan, Afghanistan, India, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.

Source: Radio Pakistan