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‘Illegal hunting rife in Bajhang during Yarsa collection time’

A group of hunters have started hunting endangered wild animals on the pretext of collecting Yarsagumba—the caterpillar fungus (Cordyceps sinensis)—in the mountainous belts of Bajhang district. Hunters are active in the Syang and Chalna forests after snowfall during mid-May, according to locals. ‘Illegal hunting rife in Bajhang during Yarsa collection time’
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Basanta Pratap Singh
Published at : May 15, 2016
Updated at : May 15, 2016 09:01
Bajhang

Basanta Pratap Singh

Basanta Pratap Singh is the Bajhang correspondent for Kantipur Publications.


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