Kinsel Bryan Harlan became the third American citizen to become the national animal of Pakistan, market watch in Gilgit Baltistan. It also paid the record for the highest price for hunting Himalayan goat.
The department of Gilgit-Baltistan’s wildlife revealed that Bryan successfully horns markhor Bengal conservation area of Sassi-Harmosh community.
American Citizen Pay $110,000 to Hunt Markhor in Pakistan
US citizens pay a whopping $ 110,000 as a fee for permission to hunt rare species of wildlife in the region. These are the highest permits ever paid in Pakistan.
The markethorse had 41 inches of horns, considered a good size trophy.
An American hunter Bryan Kinsel Harlan successfully hunted 41 inches flared-horned markhor in Sassi-Harmosh Community Conservation Area of Gilgit Baltistan 🇵🇰 by paying US$110,000 as permit fee. pic.twitter.com/pkr52L2uPl— aazizwahidi (@aazizwahidi) February 5, 2019
The permit was auctioned for only four horn frames last year.After this search, only one markethorse can be hunted in the GB region. In particular, wild species become a good source of income for local communities under the Trophy Hunt program.
The first market watch under the permit was captured on January 16 by an American, John Friendly. He pays $ 100,000 for Astore Markhor Hunt better qualified in the Bunji area in Gilgit.
The second Astore Markhor was hunted by US citizen Christopher Anthony Dianda for $ 105,000. In addition, about 50 wild animals have been hunted by local and foreign hunters in GB during the trophy hunting season 2018-2019.
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