Indian Gazelle (Chinkara) Facing Threat From Stray Dogs In Jodhpur

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JAIPUR: The Indian gazelle population in an around Jodhpur district is facing threat of extermination and the danger, surprisingly, is not from poachers but stray dogs which have turned predators. According to an estimate there are a thousand cases annually of dogs attacking and killing gazelles, the State Animal of Rajasthan. Against this, poaching cases are only one third of that number.

“The entire race of gazelles in the Jodhpur countryside may vanish in the coming five to seven years … Read More